Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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bust of a woman
  • Africa
  • bust of a woman, late 1800s–1950
  • wood, staining, carving
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 13.5 x 5.5 x 6.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 5 5/16 x 2 1/8 x 2 1/2 in
  • Gift of Dr. Curt Von Wedel
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3081

The bust of the woman has an elaborate hairstyle of braids gathered into a band and then flaring into a fan shape. She is not wearing any jewelry.