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miniature scene depicting a woman sewing
  • El Salvador
  • miniature scene depicting a woman sewing, late 1800s–1998
  • Where object was made: El Salvador
  • ceramic, paint, cloth, glazing
  • Object Height/Diameter: together 5.5 x 4 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: together 2 3/16 x 1 9/16 in
  • Gift of Barbara Waggoner
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6460.a,b

The scene depicts a woman standing at a sewing machine with a yellow cloth (2007.6460.a). Her dark hair is up, and she is wearing a red top with a black skirt. There is a small round table to the facing right of the black table that has a red object on top. It has a circular green base.

The lid (2007.6460.b) is shaped like a gourd. It is green with brown at the tip and at the constriction. There is a yellow band and an "X" at the constriction.