Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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animal figure
  • Malaysia
  • animal figure, late 1800s–1980
  • Where object was made: Borneo (island)
  • wood, carving
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 23.5 x 8 x 10.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 9 1/4 x 3 1/8 x 4 1/8 in
  • Gift of Carlene Hadl
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3112

The wooden figure has a long face and bat-like ears. The body is columnar and the legs are tightly flexed, the knees at the level of the neck, and the feet oriented forward. There are no arms.