University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 97-15-4
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
Credit Line:Purchased from Mark D. Lang, 1997
Other NumberJS-8 - Collector Number

Description

Hummingbirds and inverted turtle along right border. Deer and turtles along left border. Snakes along bottom border. Figure giving birth in upper center with inverted figure below also giving birth. Deer headed figures to each side of center. Iguana in top left.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Huichol Yarn Paintings (1996 - 2004)View Objects in Exhibition

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