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Hollow standing figure, arms reaching up, face upturned. Opening at back of head. Burnished red, black ochre. Eyes and mouth pierced, outlined in black. Nostrils, hair, eyebrows, fingers, shoes necklace indicated in black. Four lines on cheeks, lines wrists and chin, dots at neck and ankles,...

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Provenance

To MFA, 1984, gift of Laura F. Andreson (b. 1902).

Credit Line

Gift of Laura F. Andreson

Native American (Cochiti Pueblo), 1920s–30s

Object Place

Cochiti, New Mexico, United States

Dimensions

27.94 x 20.32 x 12.7 cm (11 x 8 x 5 in.)

Accession Number

1984.636

Medium or Technique

Earthenware with slip paint

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware