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Human Figure
Human Figure
Date:
ca. 1800
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Wood
Dimensions:
4 5/8 x 1 1/4 x 3/4 in.
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Culture/People:
Eskimo
Accession Number:
2007.21.134
Acquisition Date:
2007-06-21
Credit Line:

Bequest of Thomas G. Fowler

Beautifully stylized carving of a female figure rendered in wood. The arms are at rest in front of the figure. The figure exhibits large full hips and may have been used as a fertility fetish.

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”