Mural: Rubber, Palacio Nacional de Mexico

Diego Rivera

Resin extracted from rubber tree

This narrow panel depicts a channel cut into the bark of the tree causing the liquid rubber to run out.

The grisaille with objects made from rubber--like balls for the meso-American ball game

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