Maasai Female FigureEarly 20th century - Mid 20th century
9.92 x 1.38 in. (25.197 x 3.505 cm)
Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2016.14.138
Geography: Africa, Kenya, Ukambani
Classification: Fine and Visual Arts; Sculptures
Culture/Nationality: Wakamba, Kenyan, East African, African
Collection: Jane Martin Collection
This object has the following keywords:
- carvings - Refers to works executed by cutting a figure or design out of a solid material such as stone or wood. It typically refers to works that are relatively small in size, are part of a larger work, or are not considered art. For large and medium-sized three-dimensional works of art, use the broader term "sculpture" or another appropriate term.
- East African - Styles and cultures of the eastern area of Africa including Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda, that together with the Horn of Africa (Somalia, Djibouti, Eritrea, and Ethiopia) make up Eastern Africa.
- figures - Representations of humans, animals, or mythical beasts, in any medium.
- Kamba - Style and culture of the Kamba Bantu ethnic group of the Eastern Province of Kenya.
- wood - The principal tissue of trees and other plants that provides both strength and a means of conducting nutrients. Wood is one of the most versatile materials known.
The following Comparanda exist for this object:
- "African Heritage Document and Research Center." (Accessed June 11, 2020): AHDRC.eu. Record No: 0141739.
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