E1289: India- Clay Figurine, Beggar Man

Ethnographic

Identifier:
E1289
Classification Category:
8:Communication Artifacts ➞ Art/Folk Art
Marks/Labels:
On the back of the base is Ind.55-3 C in black ink with a red diagonal line through it.
Materials:
clay
animal ➔ hair
binding agents ➔ joiners ➔ metal wire ➔ armature
colorant ➔ paint
fabric ➔ cloth
fabric ➔ cordage
Dimensions:
5.1 cm L
5 cm W
24.7 cm H
Provenance of Object:
The object was donated to the Boston Children's Museum by Mrs Ralph Lowell in 1955. The object was gifted to the Luther College Ethnographic collection in 2016.
Ethnic Group:
Asian ➞ India
Production Date:
Prior to 1955
Source Locality:
India
Acquisition Date:
1955
Description:
Clay figurine of Indian beggar from the British
Related Term
India
Related Collections
2016. ETHN01 : Boston Children's Museum Transfer (2016.ETHN01)