Collection: Fry

Item Number: Fry0201

Category: Effigy

Region: Arctic

Tribe: Eskimo

Period: 1850-1875

Materials: Wood

Description: Effigy, in the form of an adult male, with head tilted back. This figure was collected by Claire Fejes, probably at Point Hope, Alaska in the 1950s. The effigy is, however, substantially older and probably dates to 1850-1875. The purpose of it is not known.

Dimensions: 8"


Claire Fejes, Point Hope, Alaska


Lure of the Arctic, Cincinnati Art Museum, October 2007 - January 2008

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