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Cylindrical stamp for applying paint to textiles, paper or the human body. The design is composed of two bands of interlocking fret and S-scroll motifs.

Provenance

Margret Craver Withers collection (acquired in Mexico and Guatemala) by 1972; to MFA, November 1993, gift of Margret Craver Withers.

Credit Line

Gift of Margret Craver Withers

Mesoamerican, Classic or Postclassic period, A.D. 200–1550

Object Place

West México or Central Highlands, México

Dimensions

Overall: 8.1 x 3.4 cm (3 3/16 x 1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

1993.809

Medium or Technique

Earthenware

Collections

Americas

Classifications

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