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Carving

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Object Number:29-175-97
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Canada
British Columbia
Culture Area: Northwest Coast Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Shell
Glass
Iconography:Human Figure
Height: 53.5 cm
Width: 18.5 cm
Thickness: 15 cm
Credit Line:Exchange with George G. Heye, 1917
Other Number:7/3035 - Collector Number

Description

Standing man. Animal face (with right eye missing) on chest. Human face on abdomen and a mouthless face on upper back. Simplified naturalistic carving, unpainted. All eyes inset with blue glass beads. Hands below chest. Pendant ear-rings of tooth-like shells and blue beads.

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