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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Mexican
Title:Tray (Batea)
Date Made:mid 19th century
Type:Household Accessory
Materials:lacquered wood
Place Made:North America; Mexico; Michoacán; Uruápan
Measurements:Overall: 2 13/16 in x 20 13/16 in x 19 15/16 in; 7.1 cm x 52.9 cm x 50.6 cm
Accession Number:  AC 1955.571.a
Credit Line:Gift of the children of Dwight W. Morrow (Class of 1895) and Elizabeth C. Morrow
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Description:
Inlay lacquer technique with painted floral design in red, blue, yellow and cream on a black background. Blossoms on 1955.572b are slightly larger. Rim and exterior are red lacquer.

Tags:
utensils; food; eating; design; patterns; decorative arts

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