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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Mexican
Title:Box (Cofre)
Date Made:late 19th or early 20th century
Type:Container
Materials:lacquered wood
Place Made:North America; Mexico; Guerrero, Olinalá(?)
Measurements:Overall: 5 5/16 in x 9 9/16 in x 5 7/16 in; 13.5 cm x 24.3 cm x 13.8 cm
Accession Number:  AC 1955.564
Credit Line:Gift of the children of Dwight W. Morrow (Class of 1895) and Elizabeth C. Morrow
Museum Collection:  Mead Art Museum at Amherst College
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Description:
Box with rose-red lacquer and painted decoration: blue ducks, white dogs, blue, rose and white flowers and green leaves. domed hinged cover with lock.

Tags:
boxes; red; birds; dogs; flowers; lacquer; containers

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