head (art)

Flat-backed, neckless wooden carving of a head, with wide open eyes, a pointed nose, and an open mouth showing teeth. There are horns where the ears would be, painted red and with two hoops and chevrons on each horn scratched in, showing the natural wood colour. The top of the head is painted or scorched black. The face is the natural wood colour, spotted with red paint. The tip of the left horn is broken off.

The object is probably ornamental.

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