Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Mexico
  • tray, late 1900s–1994
  • Where object was made: Mexico
  • wood, paint, carving
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 1.5 x 23.5 x 34 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 9/16 x 9 1/4 x 13 3/8 in
  • Gift of Carol Chavez
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6995

The rectangular tray is flat with a shallow lip. It is black with three red flowers and three blue flowers in the center arranged in a triangle. There is greenery around the flowers with the red flowers above and red and blue buds scattered around. There are three small blue birds. The border has a gold dentil line, white diamonds with white dots and gold dots, and a gold wavy line.