Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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standing female figure
  • Africa
  • standing female figure, late 1800s–1950
  • wood, staining, carving
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 27.5 x 8.5 x 6.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 10 13/16 x 3 3/8 x 2 1/2 in
  • Gift of Dr. Curt Von Wedel
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3102

The figure of a woman standing has her arms at her sides. She has a part in the middle and her hair is knotted at the base of her neck, probably in two braids. She is wearing a mid-calf length dress and stands on a square base. The figure is black.