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standing male figure
  • Philippines
  • standing male figure, early-mid 1900s
  • Where object was made: Philippines
  • wood, staining, carving
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 78.5 x 16 x 12.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 30 7/8 x 6 1/4 x 4 15/16 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3177
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Description

The standing male figure's hair is pulled back from his face in a series of braids and divided into two ponytails. He wears a short necklace and wears two baldrics: the one on the left is shorter with a pouch, the one on the right is longer and may have a bag or jar. He is wearing shorts with a woven texture. The belt over the top holds a long knife at his left thigh.

His right arm is bent, his hand at shoulder level. It has a hole, indicating it once held something. His left arm is straight at his side and also has a hole, indicating it once held something.

The black figure stands on a small dome-like base.