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human figure holding a fan
  • Liberia
  • human figure holding a fan, late 1800s–1976
  • Where object was made: Liberia
  • brass?, casting
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 5.5 x 2.75 x 1.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 2 1/8 x 1 1/16 x 9/16 in
  • Gift of C. Susan Brown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0177

This sculpture depicts a stylized standing human figure holding a fan in the proper right hand. The proper left arm is at the side and the figure is wearing a cloth around the waist. There is a rough chunk of metal under the chin. The eyes and eyebrows are relatively large.