1875 Wood Engraving Omagua Indian Portrait Mitre Shaped Head Umaua XGHC1

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This is an original 1875 black and white wood engraving of an Omagua Indian who has been given a Mitre-Shaped head in accordance with traditional beauty standards of their culture.

CONDITION

This 136+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. No creases. There is light bleedthrough on this piece from the verso. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 5 x 6.5 inches; 13 x 17 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

This piece was illustrated by Riou, Edouard . Artist signature in print - bottom left of image.

Keywords specific to this image: Ethnic, Native, Tribe, Tradition, Custom, South America, Rainforest, Amazon, Jewelry, Indigenous

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