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Doll / Human Effigy Staff
Doll / Human Effigy Staff
Date:
1880–1890
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Wood, Glass Trade Beads
Dimensions:
10 3/8 x 1 1/8 x 11/16 in.
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Culture/People:
Eskimo
Accession Number:
2007.21.180
Acquisition Date:
2007-06-21
Credit Line:

Bequest of Thomas G. Fowler

Wooden staff with a human head carved at one end. Very simple carved facial features. The mouth is downturned which may indicate that the figure is a woman. The body or staff portion is decorated with blue glass trade beads, inset in a diamond pattern.

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