figure (ritual & belief: representations)

Human figures (wood). Three figures carved from one block of wood. The centre one looks forwards, two outside ones look sideways. They stand on a block of wood with a face carved on it on one side, and tufts of red, black and natural animal hair on the other. (Worn in dancing basket). Triplet dolls for dancing basket. Three wooden figures carved from block of wood. Ht. 7" Wth. 2 ½". Konyak Naga, (Naga Hills).

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