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standing male figure with backpack
  • unknown maker from Guatemala
  • standing male figure with backpack, late 1800s–1962
  • Where object was made: Guatemala
  • wood, paper, wire, cloth, plant fiber, nylon, embroidering
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 14.5 x 8 x 4 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 5 11/16 x 3 1/8 x 1 9/16 in
  • Gift of Orvel A. Criqui, on behalf of Dr. William Nolan
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6366

The figure of a man carries a backpack. He has a nylon face with embroidered features, a red headscarf, a long red shirt with long sleeves, a brown vest, a yellow sash, and black and brown trousers. The rectangular backpack has a bundle of plant fibers and a small bowl made from the shell of a nut. He stands on a square wooden base.