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Miniature rug? serape? (one of two); woven of cotton; white cotton ground, red with burgundy, pink, pale blue and dark blue stripes; warp fringe on each end.
- Production date
Length: 11 centimetres
Width: 5 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Mexicans delight in miniature objects replicating objects of everyday life. Although children use these as toys, adults are also fascinated with miniature items. These are offered for sale in Sonora Market, a source for endless numbers of toys and miniatures.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
1977-1978, London, Horniman Museum
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- 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 and the Americas
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