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Wild Boar
Mike Rodriguez (b. 1948)

Location: Rowe Mesa, New Mexico, United States

Date: 1984

Materials: Paint on cottonwood with horsehair, marbles, and leather

Dimensions: 11 1/2 × 7 1/2 × 26 1/2"

Credit: Gift of Elizabeth Wecter

Accession Number: 1985.20.29

Photo credit: Photographer unidentified

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Wild Boar
Date: 1984
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Dimensions: 11 1/2 × 7 1/2 × 26 1/2"
Materials: Paint on cottonwood with horsehair, marbles, and leather
Credit Line: Gift of Elizabeth Wecter
Place/Region: United States, Rowe Mesa
Description: (including construction) Log-like form of wild boar with lowered snout two thrusting tusks at back of mouth either side and short horsehair bristles along spine; standing of four splayed legs with protruding spurs above incised hooves, separately attached to side of body. Large, rough ears face forward with jagged surface and edges, separately applied to sides of head with sawdust and glue composition. Marble eyes at back of head, painted with concentric circles of speckled yellow and red with black centers. Blunted snout painted red with carved nostrils. Back of figure painted red, with hole and inserted horsehair tail curled and hanging down. The whole painted brown with dry-brushed areas of black enamel paint on legs, sides, ears, and bottom of head.
Accession Number: 1985.20.29
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