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Sculpture

Object Number:29-12-123
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Kuyu
Provenience: Republic of the Congo
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Pigment
Iconography:Female
Height: 56 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from J. Laporte, 1929

Description

Large wooden human head, provided with handle. Face and neck markings and headdress represented by incisions and charring of wood, also by modelling in relief. Traces of red coloring used in enhancement of designs. Represents a woman.

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