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figure with two rolls on back
  • Guatemala
  • figure with two rolls on back, late 1800s–2000
  • Where object was made: Guatemala
  • wood, wire, paper, cotton, nylon, plant fiber, string, embroidering
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 15 x 6 x 5.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 5 7/8 x 2 3/8 x 2 1/8 in
  • Gift of William and Shirley Griffith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6358

The standing figure has paper arms, a nylon head, and embroidered facial features. She wears a green headscarf, a blue short sleeved top and adark pink trousers with a green apron. There are two rolls on her back, one in yellow cloth and one a bundle of light natural colored plant fibers. She stands on a wooden base.