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Figure of Woman Sitting Nursing Baby

Accession Number
1983/2.176

Title
Figure of Woman Sitting Nursing Baby

Artist(s)

Object Creation Date
circa 1950

Medium & Support
Pottery

Dimensions
7 3/8 in x 4 1/8 in x 5 1/16 in (18.7 cm x 10.5 cm x 12.8 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Stewart Pinsof

Label copy
This figure of a nursing mother was made to be placed at a family shrine in order to protect the family and its deity.

Primary Object Classification
Ceramic

Primary Object Type
figure

Collection Area
African

Rights
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Keywords
Figures
figures (representations)
infant
infants
mother
mothers
nudes
seated
sitting
women (female humans)

2 Related Resources

Childbearing
(Part of 8 Learning Collections)
Families
(Part of 5 Learning Collections)

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