Description This female figurine squats in a position of giving birth, with an open and prominent womb. The figure may have originally been part of a tableau including a baby figure as well. These types of figurines were probably made as votive offerings to promote the fertility of those that made or used them.
Provenance Economos Works of Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Private collection, 1991, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 2009, by gift.
Credit Anonymous gift, 2009
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