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Qa'hila - Koprino
  • Edward Sheriff Curtis
    born: Whitewater, Wisconsin, United States ; died: Los Angeles, California, United States ; active: United States
  • Qa'hila - Koprino, 1914
  • The North American Indian (1907-1930) Volume X
  • Where object was made: United States
  • photogravure
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 38.1 x 29.2 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 15 x 11 1/2 in
    Mat Dimensions: 25 x 20 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1975.0039

Black-and-white bust potrait of a Native American male figure (identified as Qa'Hila-Koprino). The man has long hair and a mustache. He has a piece of bone(?) going through his nose, between his nostrils.