Figure of Pregnant Woman

Unidentified Agni maker

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19th century

Wood, beads, and cotton

Overall: 11 1/2 in. (29.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Evelyn A. Jaffe Hall

S.973.306

Geography/Culture

Africa, Western Africa, Cote d'Ivoire

Period

19th century

Object Name

Figure

Classification

Africa

Not on view

Exhibition History

The Ritual Context of African Art, Dartmouth College Museum, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May-September 1975.

Recent Acquisitions, Jaffe-Friede Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 17-27, 1974.

Black Womanhood: Images, Icons, and Ideologies of the African Body, Friends Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 1-August 10, 2008; Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College, Wellesley, Massachusetts, September 10-December 10, 2008; San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, California, January 21-April 26, 2009.

African Art from the Permanent Collection, Barrows Windows, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 9-March 30, 1975.

Publication History

Barbara Thompson, Black Womanhood: Images, Icons, and Ideologies of the African Body, Seattle: University of Washington Press [Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College], 2008, p. 115, plate 21.

Provenance

Evelyn Annenberg Friede Jaffe Hall (1911-2005), New York; given to present collection, 1973.

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