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figurine of Gustavo Díaz Ordaz
  • Margarito Nuñez
    born: Tlaquepaque, Jalisco Mexico ; active: Mexico
  • figurine of Gustavo Díaz Ordaz, circa 1950
  • Where object was made: Mexico City, Mexico
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 14.5 x 6 x 5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 5 11/16 x 2 3/8 x 1 15/16 in
  • Gift of William and Shirley Griffith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6354

The standing figure is identified as Gustavo Díaz Ordaz (Mexican president 1964-1970). He has short dark hair, parted on the proper left and eyeglasses. He is wearing a green suit with a green vest and a white shirt. He has a yellow tie with red and brown stripes. There is a red, green, and white sash across his chest. He has brown shoes. The black and green base has text that reads: Lie Gustavo Díaz Ordaz.