Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Urarina maker
  • doll, late 1800s–1996
  • Where object was made: Chambira basin, Loreto, Peru
  • wood, carving
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 21 x 7.5 x 4 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 8 1/4 x 2 15/16 x 1 9/16 in
  • Gift of Bart Dean
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5159

The very roughly carved human figure has a stub-like suggestion of arms and widely spaced legs. There are no facial features or other decoration. It is made of light natural wood.