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Woman and Child, between 1950 and 1955

  • Inuit, Native American

Stone

  • Overall (approx): 6 5/8 × 4 1/2 × 6 1/8 inches (16.8 × 11.4 × 15.6 cm)

Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Charles W. Creaser and Miss Jessie Metcalf

59.230

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

possibly (The Canadian Handicrafts Guild, branch in London, Ontario, Canada)

probably between 1953-1958, purchased by Charles William Creaser [ca. 1898-1965] and Hulda Ward Creaser [died ca. 1970] (Detroit, Michigan, USA) or Jessie Metcalf (active Detroit, Michigan, USA)

1959-present, gift of Dr. and Mrs. Charles W. Creaser and Jessie Metcalf to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Peck, William. "Eskimo Art." Bulletin of the DIA 41, no. 1 (1961): 12-13.

Inuit, Native American, Woman and Child, between 1950 and 1955, stone. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Charles W. Creaser and Miss Jessie Metcalf, 59.230.