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Object Number:
97-15-1
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Huichol
Provenience:
Western Mexico
Tepic
Comunidad Indigena de Zitakua
Nayarit
Culture Area:
Mesoamerica
Maker:
Jose Benitez Sanchez
Date Made:
circa 1995
Early Date:
1990
Late Date:
1996
Section:
American
Materials:
Beeswax
Yarn
Wood
Description:
Dark green spirit eye (nierica) above center. Smaller, bright green nierica below center. Blue and orange nierica in low center portion of painting. Right of center 3 blue humanoid figures, a purple deer and flowers. Left of center are animals including a hummingbird, a large porcupine?, snakes, insects, and a deer head.
Credit Line:
Museum Purchase
Other Number:
JS-1   -   Collector Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Huichol Yarn Paintings (1996 - 2004)
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