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Photo of mother child carving

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Family is a central theme in Africa art and folklore. This carving from Kenya presents a mother and child scene with a series of simple curving arches, virtually an abstraction, yet unmistakable. Such designs catch on and become widely popular among the numerous craftsmen carving for the tourist market. The wood is ebony.

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