Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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bird shaped ornament
  • Russia
  • bird shaped ornament, mid 1900s
  • Where object was made: Russia
  • wood, string, carving
  • Object Height/Diameter: 3.5 x 14.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 1 3/8 x 5 11/16 in
  • Gift of Dr. Lucy J. McAllister
  • Not on display
  • C2017.066

Bird carved from light brown wood. The wings and tailfeathers are made from very thin strips of wood that are held together in a fan shape with white string. There is a white string on the back that attaches to a small wooden piece for hanging.