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Fetish

Object Number:2003-43-286
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Nanai
Provenience: Siberia
Amur River
Culture Area: Siberia
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Paint
Technique:Carved
Painted
Joined
Credit Line:Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number:74-1-97 - Other Number
192 - Other Number
1899.1.286 - Other Number

Description

Fetish in the form of an arm with a small head at the shoulder, carved from three pieces of wood joined at the wrist and elbow with wooden pins; the entire piece is decorated with black paint in herringbone and line designs.

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