Out on loan
Late 19th Century
Mother seated on stool with child. Spirit Spouse " bloto bla." Woman and child. Colored black, except lower lip. Face marks: row of 5 groups of 3 scars across top of forehead, short double row between eyebrows, raised broken line surmounting group of 6 scars between eye and ear, 2 groups of small scars in square on cheek (front). Woman seated on stool supporting with clasped hands child on back.
Purchased from J. Laporte
Current & Past Exhibitions:
Discovering the Past: Highlights from the University Museum (IBM) (20 Jun 1989 - 20 Aug 1989)
Imagine Africa with the Penn Museum (18 Sep 2011)
[Book] Quick, Jennifer. 2004. Magnificent Objects from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.
: Page/Fig./Plate: 21
[Article] Huss-Ashmore, Rebecca. 2000. ""The Real Me": Therapeutic Narrative in Cosmetic Surgery" Vol.: Vol. 42, No. 3. Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 42 (3): 12.
: Page/Fig./Plate: 28
[Catalogue] Plass, Margaret. 1957. African Negro Sculpture: A Walk Through the Gallery. : Page/Fig./Plate: 16
[Catalogue] Plass, Margaret B. 1956. African Tribal Sculpture. : Page/Fig./Plate: 22
[Journal] Wieschhoff, H. A. The African Collections of The University Museum Vol.: Vol. 11, Nos. 1-2. : Page/Fig./Plate: 51
[Catalogue, Exhibition] Curnow, Kathy. 2014. At Home In Africa: Design, Beauty and Pleasing Irregularity in Domestic Settings. : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 90/Fig. 5-4
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