male figurative heddle pulley carved from a medium-brown wood; figure crouches on a hollow stand that holds a pulley system; figure's head is flat, eyes are oval, nose is pointed, and mouth is small and juts out from face; figure has one continuous eyebrow; at top of head is a flat round headdress with a small flat ball at center top; a line runs down the center of the figure's chest and his arms are angular, slightly bent; figure's hands are slightly defined, and his feet are less so; at center in between figure's legs is an animal head that may also be read as a penis

Heddle pulley, 20th century

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Gift of Raymond A. and Ruth A. Reisterexpand_more  2015.62.12

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Title
Heddle pulley
Role
Artist
Accession Number
2015.62.12
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male figurative heddle pulley carved from a medium-brown wood; figure crouches on a hollow stand that holds a pulley system; figure's head is flat, eyes are oval, nose is pointed, and mouth is small and juts out from face; figure has one continuous eyebrow; at top of head is a flat round headdress with a small flat ball at center top; a line runs down the center of the figure's chest and his arms are angular, slightly bent; figure's hands are slightly defined, and his feet are less so; at center in between figure's legs is an animal head that may also be read as a penis