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Staff

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Artist Unknown (Luba)

Date

19th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Woodwork | Wood, iron, natural pigments
Size: 58 5/8 x 6 x 2 3/16 in. (148.91 x 15.24 x 5.56 cm)
Creation Place: Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Central Africa region
Culture: Luba, Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Central Africa region
Style: 19th century
Physical Description: staff with wide, flat top and paddle-like bottom section with pointed base; faces carved below linear checkerboard design on top section; standing female figure on each side at bottom section
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Darwin and Geri Reedy
Accession Number: 2002.255
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009