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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Pre-Columbian; Nayarit
Title:Standing Female Figure with Child and Pot
Date Made:n.d.
Type:Sculpture
Materials:clay
Measurements:overall: 16 7/8 in x 6 3/4 in x 5 5/8 in; 42.8625 cm x 17.145 cm x 14.2875 cm
Narrative Inscription:  unmarked
Accession Number:  SC 2010.66.9
Credit Line:Gift of Gail Binney Sterne
Museum Collection:  Smith College Museum of Art
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Description:
standing female with elaborately painted costume of vertical stripes and black circles with white dots inside, arm bands, hose ring, ear rings, facial tattoos, hair combed back and hole in top of head, proper left hand holding the leg of the child on her shoulders, proper right holding a melon-like striped bowl, thin child sitting on her shoulders has proper left arm on mother's head and proper right on her shoulder, child also has striped and dotted pattern on its back

Label Text:
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Paper + People the Cunningham Center Blog.

Tags:
women; children

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