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painting on bark cloth
  • Mexico
  • painting on bark cloth, late 1800s–1999
  • Where object was made: Mexico
  • bark cloth, paint
  • Object Height/Width: 36 x 26.5 cm
    Object Height/Width: 14 3/16 x 10 7/16 in
  • Gift of Alain Deroulette
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6897

Small rectangular bark cloth has a red bird. The bird has a very long tail, bright blue wings, bright pink detail, and a bright green comb. There are bright colored plants on either side of the bird in bright orange, red, pink, bright green, pink and bright blue. The bright pink flowers have bright yellow-green detail. There is a row of half circles below the image in bright pink and bright green. There is a row of bright orange and bright pink small circles with a thin black curlicue between.