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woman with pot on head
  • Kenya
  • woman with pot on head, late 1900s–1994
  • Where object was made: Kenya
  • wood, carving, incising, staining?
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 34.5 x 5.5 x 3 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 13 9/16 x 2 3/16 x 1 3/16 in
  • Gift of Carol Chavez
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6980

The standing woman is balancing a globular pot on her head supported with her right hand. Her left hand rests in front of her abdomen. She is wearing a strapless tube-like dress, with crosshatched texture. The figure is black.