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Standing Female figure
Standing Female figure
Date:
20th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Wood
Dimensions:
13 1/2 x 3 7/8 x 3 3/4 (34.3 x 9.8 x 9.5 cm)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Africa
Culture/People:
Tabwa
Provenance:

Ex-collection Leo Van Oostrom-Anuschka Menist. Illus. in TABWA by Allen F. Roberts an Evan M. Maurer, Catalogue of 1986 exhibition Nat. Museum of African Art, #396, pg. 276.

Accession Number:
1999.142.31
Acquisition Date:
1999-12-09
Credit Line:

Bequest of John Gutmann

Very long torso and neck. Lower arms are missing but the unusually large hands are preserved in the characteristic position at the navel. Legs are missing from insect damage. Face and body scarifications. The unusually long hair is carved with a balanewzi pattern of interwoven lines. Dark patina.

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