Kongo. <em>Male Figure with Strips of Hide (Nkisi)</em>, 19th century. Wood, hide, glass mirror, resin, textile, and metal, 16 1/2 × 14 1/2 × 13 1/2 in. (41.9 × 36.8 × 34.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.1455. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 22.1455_threequarter_PS11.jpg)

Male Figure with Strips of Hide (Nkisi)

Artist:Kongo

Medium: Wood, hide, glass mirror, resin, textile, and metal

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Dates:19th century

Dimensions: 16 1/2 × 14 1/2 × 13 1/2 in. (41.9 × 36.8 × 34.3 cm)

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Accession Number: 22.1455

Image: 22.1455_threequarter_PS11.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Male figure with glass mirror in eyes and torso. Strips of hide with animal hair surround figure below waist. Dark brown patina on top of head (medicine bundle missing, possibly). Lips are large and well-defined. Condition: Good.

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