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Object Number:
29-94-135
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Zaire
Section:
African
Materials:
Clay
Iconography:
Human
Description:
Black clay (do not wash). Hollow. Flesh represented by polished surface, clothing has textile surface. Represents Negro woman, not pygmy. Elaborate coiffure, pierced eyeballs and nostrils. Body is cylindrical with the arms inside sarong-like garment. No legs.
Height:
20cm
Width:
11cm
Credit Line:
From various documented sources before 1929

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