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standing male figure
  • Guatemala
  • standing male figure, late 1800s–1962
  • Where object was made: Guatemala
  • wood, wire, paper, cloth, plant fiber, string, acorn, embroidering, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 15.5 x 6 x 5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 6 1/8 x 2 3/8 x 1 15/16 in
  • Gift of Orvel A. Criqui, on behalf of Dr. William Nolan
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6367

The standing figure of a man has a nylon head with an embroidered face. He has a white headscarf and a bundle of plant fiber on his back with an acorn bowl. His shirt has black long sleeves and a red body with yellow stripes and a wide green stripe. He has light colored trousers and stands on a square wooden base.