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Turtle

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Artist Unknown (Society Islands)

Date

19th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Turtle, Artist Unknown (Society Islands)
Turtle: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Sculpture | Coral
Size: 2 1/4 x 6 15/16 x 9 11/16 in. (5.72 x 17.62 x 24.61 cm)
Creation Place: Oceania, Polynesia, Society Islands, Tahiti
Culture: Oceania, Polynesia, Society Islands, Tahiti
Style: 19th century
Physical Description: sea turtle with oval body, flippers flat against its shell; slightly open mouth; bulging eyes; top is grey, bottom white
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Tess E. Armstrong Fund
Accession Number: 2000.25.1
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009