- Museum number
Drawing; portrait of a widow performing a dance for her husband's (a Chief) funeral; the woman has her hair cropped short, wears a short red plant fibre skirt, an armlet, and holds a basket covering her chest. 1921-1924.
Graphite with red colour.
- Production date
Height: 36.70 centimetres (drawing)
Height: 62.50 centimetres (folio)
Width: 21 centimetres (drawing)
Width: 50.20 centimetres (folio)
- Curator's comments
- Folio Collection: This drawing is bound in a folio consisting of a collection of drawings by Ellis Silas. The folio which consists of drawings catalogued as Oc2006,Drg.506 through to Oc2006,Drg.678, were bound by the British Museum in January 1967. In addition, two drawings which were originally bound in the folio were later removed, framed, and have been catalogued as Oc2006,Drg.679 and Oc2006,Drg.680.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- 1925-1975 (?)
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: 48 (Series number)