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Figure Fragment

Object Number:40718B
Current Location: On Loan
Culture:Calusa
Provenience: United States of America
Florida
Southwest Coast (Florida)
Collier County
Key Marco
Culture Area: Southeast Culture Area
Date Made: 1400
Early Date: 1400
Late Date: 1400
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Pigment
Iconography:Alligator Head
Animal Jaw
Height: 4.8 cm
Length: 24.7 cm
Width: 10.5 cm
Credit Line:William Pepper Florida Expedition, Frank H. Cushing; subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number:593 - Other Number

Description

Jaw of alligator head. Large well formed figure head of crocodile (alligator). Elaborately painted with white, black and blue lines of aspect. Head (A) and Jaw (B) separate. Nearly perfect.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Exhibition] d'Harnoncourt, Rene, and Douglas, Frederic H. 1941. Indian Art of the United States.. New York, New York. The Museum of Modern Art, New York. pg. 204 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 79View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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