small wooden figure kneels and holds a short staff; figure has elaborate headdress with carved stripe pattern protruding from four, round, segmented carvings that rest at top of forehead; face has carved stripes at cheeks, temples, and chin; row of three, small oval carvings decorate brow; figure's eyelids project out and have design carved into them; figure's lips are parted to reveal carved teeth; breasts are pronounced and angular, the PL breast rests on top of/alongside staff; staff has a curved piece at top that extends over figure's PL shoulder and down back; round, hollow ring of wood connects figure to base; wood is dark brown, has a rough texture, and a sheen

Male figure, 20th century

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Gift of Raymond A. and Ruth A. Reisterexpand_more  2015.62.8

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Title
Male figure
Role
Artist
Accession Number
2015.62.8
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small wooden figure kneels and holds a short staff; figure has elaborate headdress with carved stripe pattern protruding from four, round, segmented carvings that rest at top of forehead; face has carved stripes at cheeks, temples, and chin; row of three, small oval carvings decorate brow; figure's eyelids project out and have design carved into them; figure's lips are parted to reveal carved teeth; breasts are pronounced and angular, the PL breast rests on top of/alongside staff; staff has a curved piece at top that extends over figure's PL shoulder and down back; round, hollow ring of wood connects figure to base; wood is dark brown, has a rough texture, and a sheen