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human figure
  • unknown Karajá (Carajá) maker
  • human figure, 1900s
  • Where object was made: Brazil?
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 12.5 x 6.5 x 9.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 4 15/16 x 2 9/16 x 3 3/4 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7234

The figure of a woman is sitting with a shallow round bowl on her legs. She is light grey with long black hair painted on. She has black facial features and lines around her arms, legs, and near her hips. She has prominent hips and thighs and small breasts.