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Dance of the Chinelos
  • Carlos Mérida
    1891–1985
    born: Guatemala City, Guatemala ; died: Mexico City, Mexico
  • Dance of the Chinelos, copyright 1932
  • Where object was made: Guatemala
  • color lithograph
  • Paper Type: cream colored paper
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 336 x 254 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 13 1/4 x 10 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 428 x 317 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 16 7/8 x 12 1/2 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Transfer from Library
  • Not on display
  • 1987.0246
Description

Two frontally posed dancers wear masks, long gowns and elaborate basketry headdresses; figures are outlined by a gray area and have no background.