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Figure Fragment

Object Number:40707C
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Calusa
Provenience: United States of America
Florida
Southwest Coast (Florida)
Collier County
Key Marco
Culture Area: Southeast Culture Area
Date Made: 700-1560 CE
Early Date: 700
Late Date: 1560
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Pigment
Iconography:Deer Head
Height: 13.2 cm
Width: 6.2 cm
Depth: 3 cm
Credit Line:William Pepper Florida Expedition, Frank H. Cushing; subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number:582 - Other Number

Description

C=PL Ear. Highly finished and life-like figure head of deer with ear pieces accompanying; beautifully painted in blue, black and white colors. To conventionally represent aspect of deer face. Found bundled. Sketches and cast taken. Nearly perfect, complete, but shrunken and broken mask of Deer Man God; found perfect. Cast and sketched. Painted in black, white and blue, to represent deer aspect.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Mask Parade (31 Oct 1947) View Objects in Exhibition
Fourteen Eyes in a Museum Storeroom (05 Feb 1952 - 31 Mar 1952) View Objects in Exhibition
Native American Voices: The People - Here and Now (01 Mar 2014) View Objects in Exhibition
Penn in the World: Twelve Decades at the University of Pennsylvania Museum (08 May 2008 - 28 Sep 2008) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Dockstader, Frederick J. Indian Art in North America: Arts and Crafts.. Greenwich, Connecticut. New York Graphic Society. ed. Fourth Printing. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Fig 58View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Winegrad, Dilys P. 1993. Through Time, Across Continents.. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 90, fig. 74View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Exhibition] Coe, Ralph T. 1977. Sacred Circles: Two Thousand Years of North American Indian Art.. Kansas City. Nelson Gallery of Art. pg. 252 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 63/17A; Page 50View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Collection] 1965. Guide to the Collections, The University Museum.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. pg. 1-167 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 72View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Madeira, Percy C. 1964. Men in Search of Man: The First Seventy-Five Years of the University Museum of the University of Pennsylvania.. University of Pennsylvania Press. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 82View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Nov 1947. "Masks". The University Museum Bulletin. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 13. no. 1. pg. 1-30 Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Exhibition] d'Harnoncourt, Rene, and Douglas, Frederic H. 1941. Indian Art of the United States.. New York, New York. The Museum of Modern Art, New York. pg. 204 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 80View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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