Unknown. <em>Indian Head Tragic Mask</em>, ca. 1900. Red terra-cotta, 11 x 7 3/4 in. (27.9 x 19.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Herbert Hemphill, 75.68.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 75.68.1_75.68.2_bw.jpg)

Indian Head Tragic Mask


Medium: Red terra-cotta

Dates:ca. 1900

Dimensions: 11 x 7 3/4 in. (27.9 x 19.7 cm)


Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

Accession Number: 75.68.1

Image: 75.68.1_75.68.2_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Brownish red terra-cotta American Indian heads, hollow verso, long hair at sides of heads terminate in scrolls under chin. Rescued from Atlantic terra cotta works. Condition: perfect

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