Zaramo (?) maternity figure, Tanzania
wood, plant fiber, metal, pigment
Early to mid 20th century, definite signs of age and use.
This object was in the Mizel Museum's exhibition:
"Collectors Collect - Works from Denver Private Collections", 2007
Inventory # RT174
A really wonderful figure of a mother and child from Tanzania. I love how the child is facing the mother but looking
to the side and how their arms form a circle. The arms of the child have been previously broken and repaired.