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Mother with Child

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Artist Unknown (Yombe)

Date

20th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Mother with Child, Artist Unknown (Yombe)
: Introducing the New African Galleries
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Medium: Sculpture | Wood, vegetable fiber, canine teeth, pigments
Size: 21 1/8 in. (53.7 cm)
Creation Place: Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Central Africa region
Culture: Yombe, Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Central Africa region
Style: 20th century
Physical Description: Nude seated female figure with child in lap. Band above figure's breats. Wearing a necklace with six teeth and a coiled bead. Fiber band around base.
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The John R. Van Derlip Fund
Accession Number: 90.68
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009