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marquezota (plowshare with three nails)
  • Mexico
  • marquezota (plowshare with three nails), 1989
  • Where object was made: Tlacolula de Matamoros, Oaxaca, Mexico
  • metal
  • Object Length/Width: a 41.5 x 6 cm
    Object Length/Width: a 16 5/16 x 2 3/8 in
    Object Length/Width: b 8.2 x 2.7 cm
    Object Length/Width: b 3 1/4 x 1 1/16 in
    Object Length/Width: c 7.9 x 3 cm
    Object Length/Width: c 3 1/8 x 1 1/8 in
    Object Length/Width: d 8.5 x 2.8 cm
    Object Length/Width: d 3 3/8 x 1 1/8 in
  • Gift of Robert J. Smith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5296.a-d
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Description

The flat, narrow piece of metal (2007.5296.a) is rounded at one end and slightly tapered at the other. There are three evenly spaced square holes, that probably accomodate the nails.

The three flat nails (2007.5296.b-d) resemble the letter "T."