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standing male figure
  • Peru
  • standing male figure, late 1800s–1965
  • Where object was made: Peru
  • cardboard, wood, plastic, cloth, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 22 x 8 x 4.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 8 5/8 x 3 1/8 x 1 3/4 in
  • Gift of Mary E. Snyder
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6365

The man is wearing traditional Andean clothing. It has a dark blue and red hat that is woven with earflaps and a tassel on top. It has a plastic molded head. The long sleeved shirt has green sleeves. The poncho has color blocks in dark pink, light natural, green, purple, and red. There are white beads for detail on the bottom edge of the shirt. It has dark blue trousers and the legs are covered in light colored cloth. It stands on a wooden base on top of cardboard. He appears to be holding a flute in front of his body.