Kishi-kishi (Female Bust)Late 19th century - Early 20th century
width at base
11 1/2 in. x 6 in. (29.21 cm x 15.24 cm)
Bryn Mawr College
This object has the following keywords:
- African - Refers to the cultures of the continent of Africa, which is bounded by the Atlantic Ocean, the Indian Ocean, and the Mediterranean Sea.
- busts - Works of sculpture representing a person's head, shoulders, and some part of the torso. For such figures in any media, use "busts (general, figures)."
- 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.
- Central African - Styles and cultures from a wide region of Africa that straddles the Equator and is drained largely by the Congo River system.
- Congolese - Nationality, styles, and cultures of the Republic of the Congo.
- Pende - Refers to works created by the African people of the same name living in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
- 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.
- width at base Dimensions: 11 1/2 x 6 in. (29.21 x 15.24 cm)
Owner Name: Mace Neufeld and Helen Katz Neufeld, Class of 1953
Place: Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, US
Ownership End Date: 12/20/1996
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