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E003.1.1-6
Artist / Maker : Field Museum of Natural History
Title : Carved Wooden Ancestral Figure
Date (Execution) : n.d.
Geographical Origin : Chicago, Illinois, United States
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Medium / Material  : paper
Support / Technique : black and whited printed postcard
Object Type : picture postcards
Visual Description : Number 6 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 a human figure, wearing a mask, with otherwise somewhat crudely carved features. The figure has an elaborate headdress, is wearing a loincloth, is facing right, and has an elongated nose.
Accession # : E003.1.1-6
Width (cm) : 8.90
Height (cm) : 14.00
Depth (cm) : 0.00
Mandatory Credit : Gift of Mary Hayes and Tony Melci
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