American. <em>Giraffe Head</em>, 1850-1900. Painted wood, glass (possibly), 26 x 11 x 13 in.  (66.0 x 27.9 x 33.0 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of The Guennol Collection, 2000.48. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2000.48_SL1.jpg)

Giraffe Head


Medium: Painted wood, glass (possibly)

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Dimensions: 26 x 11 x 13 in. (66.0 x 27.9 x 33.0 cm)



Accession Number: 2000.48

Image: 2000.48_SL1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Carved wooden figure in form of a giraffe's head and upper section of neck; painted light brown with black spots and red accents on nose and mouth; inset eyes of clear substance (possibly glass). Condition: Fair; heavy cracking in paint, some losses to paint, gouges in wood around bottom edge.

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