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Seated figure on a stool holding a child. Both are carved from a single piece of wood.
Bamana (Bamana)
Mother and Child Figure
1850 – 1950
Gift of Michael and Phyllis Courlander
A bust of a mother wearing a hooded robe and carrying a child on her back. 
Mother and Child
20th century
Gift of Cassandra M. Klyman, M.D.
A figure of a standing woman with her arms at her sides.  
20th century
Gift of Cassandra M. Klyman, M.D.

Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
200 – 399
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink
A bearded male figure with arms raised in a "V" and feet stretched downward, overlapping. The figure wears only a loincloth, and there are etchings into the body, including a cross in his chest. Holes appear in this hands and feet, marked with red. Seams appear at his shoulders.
Indian (Indian (South Asian))
Christ Crucified
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink
A black stone figure with lidded, downcast eyes, detailed hair and elongated ears. The figure leans to his right, the left arm bent upward at the elbow. A belt and several necklaces have been incised.
Figure of Buddha
9th century
Gift of Mary Paul and Bruce Stubbs in honor of Walter Spink
Wooden columnar figure heavily decorated with beads. The top of the figure has a cluster of thread, each with 2 or 3 beads attached. The neck of the figure is covered with white seed beads. Clusters of cowrie shells form the limbs of the figure. The body of the figure is covered with strands of red beads. One side of the figure has a blue and yellow chevron patterned beadwork with fringe.
Fertility Figure
1890 – 1920
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis

Indian (Indian (South Asian))
1000 – 1199
Gift of Mark and Iuliana Phillips

Sherman Lambdin
Red Devil Bird
1970 – 1991
Gift of The Daniel and Harriet Fusfeld Folk Art Collection

Seated woman in kimono (okimono)
20th century
Gift of the William T. and Dora G. Hunter Collection

Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Yamabushi (mountain ascetic) (okimono)
20th century
Gift of the William T. and Dora G. Hunter Collection
At the top of the staff, a male figure and female figure peer from a cascade of cowries, brass beads, iron fragments, and seeds. Some cowries are stained with indigo dye. The lower bodies of the figures are concealed by the shell strands above. Their elongated hairstyles extend the overall verticality of the piece. The figures' faces appear to be identical.
Yoruba (Yoruba (culture or style))
Esu-Elegbara Dance Staff
1900 – 1975
Gift of Dr. Daniel and Sandra Mato
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