Native American, Penobscot
Length: 184.15 mm, 17.8 cm (7 1/4 x 7 in.)
Medium or Technique
Horn (cattle?), incised decoration, paint, wood
Native North America Gallery (Gallery LG34)
Designs of this sort appear painted on leather and bark, incised lightly in wood and horn, and applied in beaded embroidery.
Sold by George Blitz, Crompond, NY, to John Molloy Gallery, New York; sold by Molloy Gallery to James Frank, LaJolla, CA; consigned by Frank to Molloy Gallery; 2013, sold by Molloy Gallery to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 26, 2013)
Partial gift of James Frank and the Frank B. Bemis Fund and Hilsinger Janson Fund for Native American Art