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standing figure with bird
  • Mexico
  • standing figure with bird, late 1900s
  • Where object was made: Mexico
  • ceramic, molding, incising
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 37 x 24.5 x 16 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 14 9/16 x 9 5/8 x 6 1/4 in
  • Gift of Carol Chavez
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6264
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Description

The standing figure's arms are raised at either side of the body, the proper left arm holds a bird by the neck. He is wearing a headdress with a herringbone pattern on the head with vertical stripes down the back of the neck. He has a necklace of raised circles. The proper right hand has a hole and may once have held another element. There are indications of a belt tied around the waist. The figure is orange with irregular black spots.