Democratic Republic of Congo
Female wooden figure; vertical oblong shaped head; oval shaped eyes with slit across center; cone shaped nose; closed mouth; incised hair line; ears protrude slightly from side; ringed, cylindrical neck; hands to side of chest; ornamentally incised around abdomen; twisted fiber tied loosley around waist; knees slightly bent. Of soft wood.
Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912
Current & Past Exhibitions:
Evocative Images: African Sculpture from the University Museum (Traveling version of "African Sculpture from the University Museum") ( Sep 1988 - Apr 1990)
African Sculpture from the University Museum (22 Nov 1986 - 08 Feb 1987)
[Catalogue] Wardwell, Allen. 1986. African Sculpture from the University Museum, University of Pennsylvania. : Page/Fig./Plate: 131
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