Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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female figure
  • unknown Yoruba maker
  • female figure, mid 1900s
  • Where object was made: Dahomey (present-day southern Benin and southeast Togo)
  • wood, staining, pigment, carving
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 13.5 x 4.5 x 5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 5 5/16 x 1 3/4 x 1 15/16 in
  • Anonymous gift
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3094

The standing female figure is stained black with red lips. She is wearing a skirt. Her arms are bent and she is holding each breast. She stands on a small rectangular base.