Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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standing human figure
  • unknown Lakota maker
  • standing human figure, late 1800s–1981
  • Where object was made: United States
  • wood, paint, feathers, adhseive tape, carving, dyeing
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 16 x 6.5 x 5.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 6 5/16 x 2 9/16 x 2 3/16 in
  • Gift of Forrest E. Jones
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7131

The standing human figure is a stylized carving that is painted. He stands with his arms in front of his torso and his legs are straight. He has shoulder length black hair and brown skin. He wears a long-sleeved pink top with blue detail and blue trousers with four white conchos on the lateral aspect of each leg with black detail. He has flat yellow shoes with red detail.

There is a blue feather taped on his back.