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: 2 x 18 x 23 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 13/16 x 7 1/16 x 9 1/16 in
  • Gift of Carol Chavez
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6997

The rectangular tray has a flat bottom and a flared lip. It has a light brown field with red decoration. The interior bottom has a red flower in the center, four stems with leaves, and a flower at the end of each. There are small animals between. A dentil-like line in red and a band of red crosses with an open center form the border.