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U001.11.117
Artist / Maker : Bender, James
Title : Untitled (Haida Woman Frontlet)
Date (Execution) : 1979
Geographical Origin : British Columbia, Canada
Cultural Group :
Style / Period : Contemporary 1950 -
Medium / Material  : Cherrywood; abalone; pigment
Support / Technique : Carved; assembled; painted
Object Type : carvings (visual works)
Visual Description : Wooden frontlet sculpture with the face of a Haida woman protruding from the centre. Encircling the face are square sections of abalone inlays with green and red paint. Abalone inlay designs are also on the forehead and cheeks of the face. The facial features are accented with red and black paint. This frontlet is a replica of the original Haida Woman frontlet in the collection of the Smithsonian Institute, Washington, D.C.
Accession # : U001.11.117
Width (cm) : 16.00
Height (cm) : 18.00
Depth (cm) : 5.00
Mandatory Credit : Gift of the Estate of Michael C. Williams
Artist Statement :