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male figure
  • Guatemala
  • male figure, late 1800s–1962
  • Where object was made: Guatemala
  • paper, wood, cloth, plant fiber, string. weaving, embroidering
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 24 x 8.5 x 9 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 9 7/16 x 3 3/8 x 3 1/2 in
  • Gift of Orvel A. Criqui, on behalf of Dr. William Nolan
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6301

The male figure has paper arms and legs nailed to a small wooden base. The doll is wearing a red headwrap and a plant fiber hat with a large rectangular backpack with a bundle on top. He has a dark green shirt with long red sleeves. There is a vertical stripe up the center that has a red pattern and yellow and orange on either side. He wears dark trousers and a light blue apron with a white pattern down the center.