figurative female pendant; main body of pendant is thick and rectangular, with a slightly thinner neck and a round head; dark lines on face mark the large, oval eyes, the large round nose, and the wide mouth; head is carved with dark lines that resemble hair; arms lie against the body and bend up so that hands rest on shoulders; a line runs down the center of torso, and two circles, with dark dots in the center lie on either side of line; entire piece is a light cream color with darker discolorations throughout

Pendant, 19th century

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Gift of Raymond A. and Ruth A. Reisterexpand_more  2015.62.30

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2015.62.30
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figurative female pendant; main body of pendant is thick and rectangular, with a slightly thinner neck and a round head; dark lines on face mark the large, oval eyes, the large round nose, and the wide mouth; head is carved with dark lines that resemble hair; arms lie against the body and bend up so that hands rest on shoulders; a line runs down the center of torso, and two circles, with dark dots in the center lie on either side of line; entire piece is a light cream color with darker discolorations throughout