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Indian Woman

ca. 1970 Miles Burkholder Carpenter Born: Brownstown, Pennsylvania 1889 Died: Petersburg, Virginia 1985 carved and painted wood, cotton, synthetic fibers, leather, and nails 49 1/2 x 20 x 30 in. (125.7 x 50.7 x 76.2 cm.) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr. and museum purchase made possible by Ralph Cross Johnson 1986.65.235 Not currently on view


Ethnic - Indian

Figure female - full length

Occupation - domestic - sewing


folk art

animal parts - leather

fabric - cotton

metal - nails