figure, female, pioneer, historic, dress, Bible
Chain saw carved sculpture of a pioneer woman (ca. 1870s-1880s), standing wearing a long skirt and tied bonnet, holding a Bible at chest level in her upraised proper right hand. The sculpture is carved from a tree trunk. -- Smithsonian National Inventory
Mark G. Kurtz
Carved elm wood
Mark G. Kurtz, “Pioneer Woman,” NLLN Regional Art and Artists, accessed November 28, 2023, https://nllnart.omeka.net/items/show/95.