standing female figure has round head, long nose, round, sunken eyes, oval mouth, and a chin that protrudes far beyond the cheeks; the top of her head is divided into seven patterned rows; a patterned collar with distinct edges rests around her neck at the base of head; body is cylindrical with high, pointed breasts and arms bent at the elbow; shoulders appear pulled back; the figure's hands meet at her midriff and appear to hold a square object with a hole in the middle; her legs are thick and bend at the knees; she has very large feet that rest flat against the base; figure's PR leg and foot are noticeably thicker than PL counterparts; a carved hole represents her genitals; piece is natural hue of wood--a dark brown--with fading in the indentations

Standing female figure, late 19th century

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Gift of Raymond A. and Ruth A. Reisterexpand_more  2015.62.20

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Standing female figure
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Artist
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2015.62.20
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standing female figure has round head, long nose, round, sunken eyes, oval mouth, and a chin that protrudes far beyond the cheeks; the top of her head is divided into seven patterned rows; a patterned collar with distinct edges rests around her neck at the base of head; body is cylindrical with high, pointed breasts and arms bent at the elbow; shoulders appear pulled back; the figure's hands meet at her midriff and appear to hold a square object with a hole in the middle; her legs are thick and bend at the knees; she has very large feet that rest flat against the base; figure's PR leg and foot are noticeably thicker than PL counterparts; a carved hole represents her genitals; piece is natural hue of wood--a dark brown--with fading in the indentations