toy / figurine
Figurine; carved from wood; in the form of dancer from the Danza de los Viejitos (Old Men); square wooden base; figure stands on base, knees bent; mask on face painted pink with black eyebrows, white eyes and black pupils; wears round wooden hat, pink felt serape, coloured silk ribbons on hat; holds wooden guitar in both hands.
- Made in: Michoacán
- (Americas,North America,Mexico,Michoacán)
- Height: 8 centimetres
- Width: 3 centimetres
- Depth: 5 centimetres
1977-1978, London, Horniman Museum
Objects collected during the 1970s by Chloë Sayer and Marcos Ortiz. They were exhibited in 1977-1978 at the Horniman Museum, and later acquired by the British Museum.
Africa, Oceania & the Americas
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Object reference number: ESA81851
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