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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Mexican
Title:Tray (Batea)
Date Made:19th century (early)
Type:Household Accessory
Materials:lacquered wood
Place Made:North America; Mexico; Michoacán; Pátzcuaro
Measurements:Overall: 1 5/8 in x 12 13/16 in x 11 3/8 in; 4.1 cm x 32.5 cm x 28.9 cm
Accession Number:  AC 1955.583.b
Credit Line:Gift of the children of Dwight W. Morrow (Class of 1895) and Elizabeth C. Morrow
1955-583-a-b.jpg

Description:
One of a pair of octagonal trays (see 1955.583.a). Central scene with 2 young men, one in black, the other wearing light blue trousers, darker blue coat, red waistcoat and black hat, talking to girl standing at right, wearing a bright red shawl over a white dress, with small dog at her side. Label of American Federation of Arts:"Exposion de Art Mexicano #33B." Illustrated in "Casa Manana."

Tags:
dogs; figures; men; musical instruments; patterns; trays; women

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