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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:African; Luba people
Title:Head Rest in the form of a Seated Female Figure
Date Made:n.d.
Type:Sculpture
Materials:wood
Place Made:Africa
Measurements:overall: 7 3/4 x 6 1/2 in.; 19.685 x 16.51 cm
Narrative Inscription:  unmarked
Accession Number:  SC 1963.91
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Henry Tomlinson Curtiss (Mina Kirstein, class of 1918)
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Description:
figure seated on base legs stretched straight forward both arms and hands raised to hold flat tray on head; woman

Tags:
female; domestic space

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