Mexico (Central America)
Female: Broad headdress with three circles (2 outer ones white, inner sand) and 2 horizontal bands. Painted in sand color on forehead - rest of face painted white. White earplugs and two coils around neck also painted white. Cape on upper arms and chest, white with traces of pink. Her arms are colored sand. Cape does not extend to back of figurine, which is flat. Baby: Headdress is in form of band across forehead. Earplugs - one white, one sand in color. Appliqued strip across stomach and upper arms (blanket?). Child's torso painted sand color, face white. Cradle: basket-like with large loop handle.
Purchased from Carlo Gay, Teochita, Inc., 1966
Current & Past Exhibitions:
Mayan Gallery (1954 - 2001)
Mesoamerican Gallery (23 Mar 2001)
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