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Protective statue, Pagar
Protective statue, Pagar
Date:
19th century
Location:
de Young
Gallery 31
Century:
Media:
Wood, Metal, Hide, Hair (horse)
Dimensions:
45 x 5 x 10 (114.3 x 12.7 x 25.4 cm)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Oceania
Culture/People:
Toba Batak People
Provenance:

Dr. and Mrs. Robert Kuhn, Los Angeles, 1999

Accession Number:
2005.140.1
Acquisition Date:
2005-12-31
Credit Line:

Gift of George and Marie Hecksher

Carved wood figure with inlaid metal eyes and a piece of horse mane attached to head with nails. Around the mouth are deposits/stains and wear from ritual feeding. The surface has a dark coating from exposure to smoke and use over time.

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