Tobacconist Shop Figure of a Native American Woman ("Cigar Store Indian")

Unknown American, American, New York, New York

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about 1860-1890

Wood, pigment, and gold leaf

Overall: 70 5/16 x 20 3/4 x 19 3/4 in. (178.6 x 52.7 x 50.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Robert L. Ripley, Class of 1939H

40.15.17629

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Sculpture

Classification

Sculpture

Not on view

Course History

NAS 8, Perspectives in Native American Studies, Vera Palmer, Fall 2014

NAS 8, Perspectives in Native American Studies, Vera Palmer, Fall 2014

NAS 8, Perspectives in Native American Studies, Vera Palmer, Spring 2013

NAS 8, Perspectives in Native American Studies, Vera Palmer, Spring 2013

NAS 8, Perspectives in Native American Studies, Vera Palmer, Fall 2012

NAS 8, Perspectives in Native American Studies, Vera Palmer, Spring 2012

Provenance

Collected by Robert L. Ripley, Mamaroneck, New York, early 20th century (The Ripley's "Believe It or Not" Collection); given to present collection, 1940.

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