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owl figure
  • Mexico
  • owl figure, late 1800s–1953
  • Where object was made: Mexico
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 19.5 x 13.5 x 9 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 7 5/8 x 5 5/16 x 3 1/2 in
  • Gift of William and Shirley Griffith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6235
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The owl figure is looking to the proper left. It has large black eyes with light brown feathers and black detail, a blue beak, and a light brown head with blue and black stylized feathers on top. It has dark blue wings with white and dark blue lines. The light brown chest is decorated with a single large light brown feather with dark brown detail and dark blue leaves. The back is brown with small white flowers and white spirals in a regular arrangement.