Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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male figure with baskets
  • Mexico
  • male figure with baskets, late 1800s–1949
  • Where object was made: Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico
  • ceramic, cloth, plant fiber, felt, leather, feathers, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 37 x 16 x 15 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 14 9/16 x 6 1/4 x 5 7/8 in
  • Gift of William and Shirley Griffith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6303

The male figure has a ceramic head, hands and feet. He has dark downy hair visible under a hat with a large brim. He is wearing a red and white checked shirt with a brown felt serape over his proper left shoulder. He has light brown trousers and removeable brown leather sandals. He is carrying four light natural colored baskets, two with red detail and two with green.