Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Mexico
  • bowl, late 1900s–1994
  • Where object was made: Mexico
  • wood, paint, carving
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 4 x 14 x 23.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 1 9/16 x 5 1/2 x 9 1/4 in
  • Gift of Carol Chavez
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6998

The oval bowl has rounded sides and a small flat bottom. There is a short handle on one end. It is made of ight brown wood. There are dark brown dots on the border. A four-legged animal with a long tail decorates the interior of the bowl. It is brown with green and orange detail. The handle has a cross-like shape with curlicues on the sides in the same coloration.