Open Tues–Sun, 10 am–5 pm. Plan a safe visit.

Figure Fragment

Object Number:40707B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: United States of America
Southwest Coast (Florida)
Collier County
Key Marco
Culture Area: Southeast Culture Area
Date Made: 700-1560 AD
Early Date: 700
Late Date: 1560
Iconography:Deer Head
Credit Line:William Pepper Florida Expedition, Frank H. Cushing; subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897


B= PR Ear. Highly finished and life-like figure head of deer with ear pieces accompanying; beautifully painted in blue, black and white colors. To conventionally represent aspect of deer face. Found bundled. Sketches and cast taken. Found perfect but now shrunken and greatly distorted.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Mask Parade (31 Oct 1947) View Objects in Exhibition
Fourteen Eyes in a Museum Storeroom (05 Feb 1952 - 31 Mar 1952) View Objects in Exhibition
Penn in the World: Twelve Decades at the University of Pennsylvania Museum (08 May 2008 - 28 Sep 2008) View Objects in Exhibition
Native American Voices: The People - Here and Now (01 Mar 2014) View Objects in Exhibition


[Catalogue, Exhibition] Coe, Ralph T. 1977. Sacred Circles: Two Thousand Years of North American Indian Art.. Kansas City. Nelson Gallery of Art. pg. 252 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 63/17A; Page 50View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Dockstader, Frederick J. Indian Art in North America: Arts and Crafts.. Greenwich, Connecticut. New York Graphic Society. ed. Fourth Printing. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Fig 58View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Exhibition] d'Harnoncourt, Rene, and Douglas, Frederic H. 1941. Indian Art of the United States.. New York, New York. The Museum of Modern Art, New York. pg. 204 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 80View Objects related to this Actual Citation

You may also be interested in these objects:

See a problem? Let us know