Lot 134: Handmade Guatemalan Doll - Beautiful Textiles & Wicker

Artemis Gallery

October 27, 2016, 7:00 AM PST
Louisville, CO, US
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Description: ** A portion of the proceeds from the sale of this lot will benefit The Fowler Museum at UCLA **

Latin America, Guatemala, ca. mid 20th century CE. A handmade Guatamalan doll depicting a mother and child, the mother donning a skirt, blouse, and shawl, all comprised of nicely woven textiles, as well as a wicker hat that holds various wares she is about to sell or has just purchased at the market. Both with lovely soft-sculpted faces embroidered with features. A sweet example with an endearing maternal theme. Size: 14.75" H (37.5 cm)

Provenance: Ex-Morgan Collection, Santa Monica, CA.

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Condition Report: Textiles show minor staining and discoloration. Wicker hat has separated a bit.
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