Artist Asante, (Akan) African
Title
  • Maternity Figure (Obaa Hemaa)
Date 19th century
Medium Wood with pigment
Dimensions Overall: 19 11/16 × 5 7/8 × 4 5/16 inches (50 × 15 × 11 cm)
Credit Line Museum Purchase, Robert H.Tannahill Foundation Fund
Accession Number 2017.18
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
On View African N1BB, Level 1 (see map)
(Bernard de Grunne, Brussels, Belgium);
2017-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Quarcoopome, Nii. “Akan Wood Sculpture.” Bulletin of the DIA 91, 1-4 (2017): p. 107 (fig. 5.31a-b).