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Artist / Maker : Field Museum of Natural History
Title : Carved Wooden Ancestral Figures
Date (Execution) : n.d.
Geographical Origin : Chicago, Illinois, United States
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Medium / Material  : Print
Support / Technique : paper
Object Type : picture postcards
Visual Description : Number 1 of a series of 10 different postcards packaged in a matching envelope. The series was produced by the Field Museum of Natural History and is entitled "Anthropology Set No. 20 - 10 Cards - 20 Cents HUMAN AND ANIMAL FIGURES, NEW GUINEA." The postcard depicts two carved human figures wearing masks, with otherwise somewhat crudely carved features. They are also wearing loincloths and are facing right. The figure on the right has a nose piercing.
Accession # : E003.1.1-1
Width (cm) : 8.90
Height (cm) : 14.00
Depth (cm) :
Mandatory Credit : Gift of Mary Hayes and Tony Melci
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