E1293: India- Clay Figurine, Muchli Wallah or Fisherman
8:Communication Artifacts ➞ Art/Folk Art
On the front of the base is "So India" in pencil.
On the bottom of the base is "Fisherman Muchli Wallah" in pencil
Also on the bottom of the base is "Ind 60-6 f" in black ink with a red diagonal line through it.
fabric ➔ cloth
animal ➔ hair
colorant ➔ paint
binding agents ➔ joiners ➔ metal wire ➔ armature
fabric ➔ cordage
binding agents ➔ adhesive
6.2 cm L
5.2 cm W
19.8 cm H
Provenance of Object:
Everett F. Penshorn donated the object to the Boston Children's Museum in 1960. In 2016 the Boston Children's Museum gifted the object to the Luther College Ethnographic Collection.
The object was part of a set of 15 figurines representing the peoples of India during the British Colonial rule. Figurines primarily of commoners and workers.
Asian ➞ India
Prior to 1960
Description:Clay figurine of Indian Muchli Wallah or Fisherman from the British Colonial Period