Miniature Stone Head
Arts of the Americas
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
2 1/4 x 1 7/8 x 1 in. (5.7 x 4.8 x 2.5 cm) (show scale)
Hilda and Al Schein Collection
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Inuit. Miniature Stone Head, 1950-1980. Soapstone, 2 1/4 x 1 7/8 x 1 in. (5.7 x 4.8 x 2.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Hilda and Al Schein Collection, 2004.79.5. Creative Commons-BY
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Carved black stone miniature head with hood that stands on its own. Deeply incised outlines of eyes, eyebrows, and down-turned mouth. Good condition. Remnant of a paper label. On bottom, artist's name in Inuit language.
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