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bird shaped ceramic bead
  • Mexico
  • bird shaped ceramic bead, late 1800s–1975
  • Where object was made: Mexico City, Mexico
  • ceramic, paint, wire
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 1.5 x 1 x 2.25 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 9/16 x 3/8 x 7/8 in
  • Gift of William and Shirley Griffith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6427

The small grey and black bird has wire loop on the back. The wings are tucked on the back, the legs are tucked and the head is raised. There is a small red dot on the back.