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untitled (yei figure)
  • Pou-te
  • untitled (yei figure), early 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • watercolor?, pencil
  • Object Height/Width: 29 x 20 cm
    Object Height/Width: 11 7/16 x 7 7/8 in
  • Gift from the estate of Gertrude W. Green
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7759
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

The single stylized human figure holds his arms away from his sides, a bow in his right hand and an arrow in his left. He has a square head with black squares for his eyes and mouth. There are stylized feathers on his head. He wears a long sleeved blue shirt with green, white, and black detail. He has a black kilt with orange, green stripes and blue triangles. He has orange legs.

The rectangles on either side of his legs are red and green. "POU-TE" is written in lower facing left corner.