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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Object Description

Bust length figure of a black woman, her right breast exposed and holding a scorpion in her right hand. She wears a turban decorated with feathers and jewels, pearl pendant earrings and a close-fitting pearl necklace. Her body is tilted forward and her gaze is directed to the left.

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