Head and Torso of a Man
Arts of the Americas
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
5 x 2 1/8 x 1 3/8 in. (12.7 x 5.4 x 3.5 cm) (show scale)
Hilda and Al Schein Collection
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Cecilia N.. Head and Torso of a Man, 1950-1980. Bone, pigment, 5 x 2 1/8 x 1 3/8 in. (12.7 x 5.4 x 3.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Hilda and Al Schein Collection, 2004.79.38. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2004.79.38_front_PS11-1.jpg)
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Hooded head and torso of a male are carved in two pieces of natural bone that are attached by pegs at the neck area. Head has pointed anorak and turned down mouth. Eyes are colored black. Rough and smooth areas of bone produce different colors through piece. Condition is good. Artist tag says: 'Koomiut Co-op Ltd' Pelly Bay, NWT' '7060 'Artist: Cecilia N.' A second tag says: '01027 ATK.'
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