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Catalog Number X1959.02.01
Title CHIEF JOSEPH
Object Name Model
Artist Russell, Charles M. (1864-1926)
Dimensions H-7.5 W-6.5 inches
Medium Plaster/Paint
Notes There are two holes at the top of the plaque for stringing a piece of leather for hanging. The background is painted brown, the hair is painted black, and the face is painted in yellow ochre with a hint of red around the eyes. Joseph wears a bone-pipe necklace and a red-and-brown robe.
Search Terms American Indian
Native American
Sculpture
Art