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Sailor Figure

Artist/Maker: Chokwe people (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Angola and Zambia)

Date: 20th century
Medium: wood and pigment
Overall: 6 7/8 x 2 5/8 x 2 5/8 in. (17.5 x 6.7 x 6.7 cm)
Classification: Art Works
Credit Line: Gift of Alan Potamkin
Object number: 2007.48.43
DescriptionDuring the Colonial Period, many artists in Africa began to make carvings of Europeans or of their own people in European clothing, especially uniforms of various kinds.
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