Face for coffin
Legacy dimension: .202 Length: .17 W.
Medium or Technique
Out on Loan
Out On Loan
Wood; white priming; greenish yellow face; white painted eyes; details in black; elaborate headdress; traces of cartonnage; edges ragged.
By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.
Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way