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Sculpture - Figure of an Old Woman, Russia, Wood Object Reg. No: ST 040263

Summary:
Wooden figure of an old woman from Russia. The figure was gifted to the National Gallery in 1914 by Professor Netschaieffs, as part of a group of Russian folk art.
Description:
Figure of an Old Woman, from Russia. The figure is painted wood wearing a green and white robe with a black and yellow trim, a red and black headscarf and is holding a stick. Several numbers are written on the underside of the base of the figure.
Acquisition Information:
Donation (Probable) from Exhibition: 1880 International, Melbourne, 1880
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 14 cm (Height), 14 cm (Width)

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Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: PUBLIC EVENTS
Tertiary Classification: exhibition heritage
Inscriptions: Handwritten on base in pencil: 1750/ 3
Handwritten on base in pencil: 1750/ 3/ 3
Handwritten on base in red pencil: 459/ 5012
Place & Date Made: Russia, by 1914

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