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figure of a standing woman
  • Ifugao or Negrito peoples
  • figure of a standing woman, late 1800s–1959
  • Where object was made: Philippines
  • wood, staining, carving
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 62 x 16.5 x 19 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 24 3/8 x 6 1/2 x 7 1/2 in
  • Gift of the Olga E. and Lt. Colonel Raymond H. Hollis family
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3130.a,b
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Description

The carved figure of a woman (2007.3130.a) has a smoking pipe (2007.2130.b) tucked in her headband. The woman is standing on a domed base, decorated with grooves. She holds a walking stick in her right hand and a lower limb under her left armpit. She has a headband wrapped around her head and she is wearing moveable hoop earrings. She is bare breasted, but wears a skirt with zigzag and diamond patterning at the top and bottom.