Figure of Pregnant Woman

Agni people, Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast), Africa

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19th century

Wood, beads, and cotton

Overall: 11 1/2 in. (29.21 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

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.

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

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

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

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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