Marionette head - ROM2005_5593_1


Marionette head

Maker: Plains Anishinaabeg (Ojibwa) or Cree
Medium:Wooden head, glass beads for eyes, traces of red paint under eyes
Geography: Yellow Quill Trail, Manitoba, Canada
Date: c. 1875
12 × 5.5 × 5 cm
Object number: HK954
Credit Line: Edmund Morris Collection
On view
Gallery Location:Daphne Cockwell Gallery dedicated to First Peoples art & culture
DescriptionProbably used as a charm. Found by French settler under the leaves along the Yellow Quill Trail in 1879.
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