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Model female figure

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Wooden model female figure. It is mummy form from the waist down. The legs are together and undifferentiated. It is dull brown, uncolored wood. The arms are missing. She wears a full tripartite wig. The facial features are decently carved. The wood is split on the left side of the figure.


By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way. (Accession date: June 28, 1872)

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Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way



Height x width: 10.8 x 2.2 cm (4 1/4 x 7/8 in.)

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The Ancient World