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Fetish

Object Number:2003-43-285
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Siberia
Amur River
Culture Area: Siberia
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Paint
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Technique:Carved
Painted
Credit Line:Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number:1899.1.285 - Other Number
74-1-99 - Other Number
191 - Other Number

Description

Carved wooden semi-human figure; with winglike back, chest two arms with hands slanted inward; legs carved in a single piece with two feet; hide string attached underarms and knotted to allow hanging from behind; back, neck and head painted black; back gouged out in several spots for feather-like(?) effect.

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