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Object Number: 40708
Current Location: Native American Voices
Currently On Display
Culture:Calusa
Provenience: Florida
Southwest Coast
Key Marco
Culture Area: Southeast
Date Made: 700-1560 AD
Early Date: 700
Late Date: 1560
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Pigment
Iconography:Pelican Head
Length: 10.7cm
Width: 6.1cm
Thickness: 6.7cm
Credit Line:William Pepper Florida Expedition, Frank H. Cushing; subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number583 - Field No SF

Description

Small highly finished graceful figure head of pelican with fragments of wing pieces. Found perfect. Painted with white, black, and buff gray pigments. (Cast and color sketches taken). Cast of same and wings complete.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Native American Voices: The People - Here and Now (01 Mar 2014 - Nov 2018)View Objects in Exhibition

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