University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 2012-36-1
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Philippine Islands
Manufacture Location: St. Louis
Maker: Casper Mayer
Date Made: 1904
Early Date: 1904
Late Date: 1904
Height: 43.5cm
Outside Diameter:20.2cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase; Sharpe Fund 2012


Plaster life bust of Cartapia, Bontoc woman at Philippine Village at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition (St. Louis World Fair) in 1904. Made by sculptor Casper Mayer (1871-1931). The string of beads in her hair is similar to necklace 50-49-181.

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