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standing woman with basket
  • Liberia
  • standing woman with basket, circa 1970
  • Where object was made: Liberia
  • wood, carving
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 41.5 x 8.5 x 7 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 16 5/16 x 3 3/8 x 2 3/4 in
  • Gift of C. Susan Brown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2886

The standing woman has a round bowl or basket on her head, held with her left arm. She does not appear to have a top, but she does wear a necklace and a skirt. A wide band around her waist holds a baby in place on her back.