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standing figure with two bundles on back
  • Guatemala
  • standing figure with two bundles on back, late 1900s–1994
  • Where object was made: Guatemala
  • wood, paper, wire, cloth, plant fiber, string, embroidering
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 14.5 x 6.5 x 4.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 5 11/16 x 2 1/2 x 1 3/4 in
  • Gift of Carol Chavez
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6371

The standing figure has two rolls of plant fibers on her back. She has embroidered facial features, a dark blue head scarf, dark blue long sleeves under a light natural colored apron with dark brown geometric designs, a red and yellow sash, and light colored trousers. She stands on a square wooden base.