Inuit. <em>Miniature Head in Relief</em>, 1950-1980. Greenstone, 6 x 4 1/2 x 1 3/4 in. (15.2 x 11.4 x 4.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Hilda and Al Schein Collection, 2004.79.18. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.2004.79.18.jpg)

Miniature Head in Relief


Medium: Greenstone

Geograhical Locations:


Dimensions: 6 x 4 1/2 x 1 3/4 in. (15.2 x 11.4 x 4.4 cm)


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

Accession Number: 2004.79.18

Image: CUR.2004.79.18.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Relief head with oval-shaped eyes, carefully modeled forehead, nose, and lips, and pointed chin in greenstone with blue striations. Back flat with two holes for hanging. Condition good. First of two paper labels says: '01038 1 Naujat Co.' and handwritten 'BRK' Second of two paper labels says 'COOP 21 A4F 3010.'

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