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: 4 x 23 x 34.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 1 9/16 x 9 1/16 x 13 9/16 in
  • Gift of Carol Chavez
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6994

The oval tray has rounded sides and a scalloped edge. It is brown and the interior is decorated with a red flower in the center with green leaves, light purple and dark pink flowers at one end and orange and blue flowers at the other end. The leaves (or buds) are blue, orange, green, light purple, and dark pink at either end. There is gold curlicue detail and a gold rim.