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Indian woman

Object Number: 
1924.26
Date: 
1850-1875
Medium: 
Painted wood, iron wheels and crossbars, varnish
Dimensions: 
Overall: 74 x 22 1/4 x 23 1/2 in. ( 188 x 56.5 x 59.7 cm )
Description: 
Indian maiden wearing feathered headress and necklace holding cigars in right hand, tobacco in left hand; brown skin tones, green blouse, red skirt, buff leggings, pyramid of vari-colored balls painted on three sides of base which rests on four wheels.
Gallery Label: 
According to the daughter of the donor, this figure stood in front of her father's Manhattan cigar shop from 1875 to 1903. He also had a billiard table in his shop, and the pyramid of balls painted on the base supposedly represents billard balls.
Credit Line: 
Gift of George Neaher
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group