Carved wooden effigy female with child on its back

Made:
1880-1920

Carved wooden effigy female with child on its back, hands clasping abdomen, wearing skirt and long cylindrical headdress, South African, 1880-1920

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A658309
Materials:
glass, beads, wood
type:
effigy
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • sculpture
  • funerary sculpture
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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