Songye. <em>Power Figure (Nkishi)</em>, 19th century. Wood, glass beads, fiber, cloth, copper alloy, 8 1/2 x 2 3/8 in. (21.5 x 6.0 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.1460. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 22.1460_front_PS6.jpg)

Power Figure (Nkishi)

Artist:Songye

Medium: Wood, glass beads, fiber, cloth, copper alloy

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:19th century

Dimensions: 8 1/2 x 2 3/8 in. (21.5 x 6.0 cm)

Collections:

Museum Location: 5H7-TOP

Exhibitions:

Accession Number: 22.1460

Image: 22.1460_front_PS6.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Wooden figure; soft wood. Fetish. Standing and profusely covered with upholstery tacks, striped cloth, covering fetish material, elaborate necklace of brass beads. Condition: Poor

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