Carved Female Head

A carved, wooden, female head with a ridged hairstyle, and what may be tooled leather hair pieces, accentuated by white paint. Her face appears to be stained red, and she has a segmented neck.

Further Information

  • Type: Figures, sculpture
  • Object: Carved Female Head
  • Materials: Wood
  • Culture Group: Mende
  • Dimensions: 490mm [H] x 160mm [W] x 200mm [C]
  • Production Date: Pre 1950
  • Associated Places: Unknown
  • Associated People: P. Amaury Talbot
  • Museum: British Museum
  • Accession Number: BM:Af.1950.45.875

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