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"Pretty Lady" standing nude female figure. Her only body adornment consists of disk-shaped earflares painted red. Her hair, painted red, is indicated by an incised area atop her head. Figurine Type D-1.

Provenance

With John Dolliver MacDonald, Massachusetts, by 1972; to MFA, October 1972, gift of John Dolliver MacDonald.

Credit Line

Gift of John Dolliver MacDonald

Tlatilco, Middle Formative period, 600–400 B.C.

Object Place

Basin of Mexico, Mexico

Dimensions

10.8 x 4.2 cm (4 1/4 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1972.946

Medium or Technique

Earthenware: traces of red, white and black paint

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Figurines