Amulet in the Form of a Head, March 1974
Arts of the Americas
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
Gray stone, rawhide
2 3/4 x 1 3/4 x 3/4 in. (7 x 4.4 x 1.9 cm) (show scale)
Hilda and Al Schein Collection
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Therese Ukaleannuk (Inuit). Amulet in the Form of a Head, March 1974, 1950-1980. Gray stone, rawhide, 2 3/4 x 1 3/4 x 3/4 in. (7 x 4.4 x 1.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Hilda and Al Schein Collection, 2004.79.27. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2004.79.27_PS11-1.jpg)
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Carved face with modeled hair in detail. Slits used to indicate eyebrows, eyes, and mouth. Rawhide band attached. Condition excellent. Artist number 'E 9 362.' Received in box from Brooklyn Museum where it was purchased.
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