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Object Number:40708
Current Location: On Loan
Culture:Calusa
Provenience: United States of America
Florida
Southwest Coast (Florida)
Key Marco
Collier County
Culture Area: Southeast Culture Area
Date Made: 700-1560 CE
Early Date: 700
Late Date: 1560
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Pigment
Iconography:Pelican Head
Height: 10.7 cm
Width: 6.1 cm
Depth: 6.7 cm
Credit Line:William Pepper Florida Expedition, Frank H. Cushing; subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number:583 - Field No SF
EP-1897-1-8 - Associated Object Number

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 (EP-1897-1-8) and wings complete.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

Bibliography:

[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 63/17CView 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 59View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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