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Miniature Human Head

Arts of the Americas

MEDIUM Black stone
  • Place Made: Canada
  • DATES 1950-1980
    DIMENSIONS 2 1/2 x 1 3/8 x 1 7/8 in. (6.4 x 3.5 x 4.8 cm)  (show scale)
    COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 2004.79.26
    CREDIT LINE Hilda and Al Schein Collection
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Inuit. Miniature Human Head, 1950-1980. Black stone, 2 1/2 x 1 3/8 x 1 7/8 in. (6.4 x 3.5 x 4.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Hilda and Al Schein Collection, 2004.79.26. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, CUR.2004.79.26.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2010
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Black stone head carved in the round with cap or hair indicated. Features modeled. Condition fair. Pieces of tape attached to back and bottom. Head, cheek, and end of nose have abrasions.
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    Miniature Human Head