Pindi (Chief's Figure) of a Limba (Seated Woman with Slit Gong)

Unidentified Pende maker


before 1930

Wood, possibly with camwood powder and palm oil

Overall: 20 × 6 in. (50.8 × 15.2 cm)

Width: 6 in. (15.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Bequest of Robert A. Levinson



Place Made: Kwilu, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Central Africa, Africa


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Alan Brandt, New York, New York (? - 1971); to Robert A. Levinson, New York, New York; bequested to present collection, 2023.

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