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miniature scene depicting man with hats, and lid
  • El Salvador
  • miniature scene depicting man with hats, and lid, late 1800s–1998
  • Where object was made: El Salvador
  • ceramic, paint, glazing
  • Object Height/Diameter: together 5 x 4 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: together 1 15/16 x 1 9/16 in
  • Gift of Barbara Waggoner
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6462.a,b

The miniature scene depicts a man kneeling in front of four woven hats (2007.6462.a). He is wearing a yellow pointed hat, a dark blue shirt, and red trousers. The hats are yellow and dome shaped with red or dark blue detail. It is arranged on a round, green base.

The lid is shaped like a pineapple (2007.6462.b). The irregular texture is colored with orange, yellow, and green. There are green leaves at the top.