Votive Bowl


From: Mexico (Central America) | Nayarit

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 38-23-123
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Huichol
Provenience Mexico (Central America) | Nayarit
Culture Area Central American
Section American
Materials Gourd | Bead | Bees-Wax | Lacquer

Interior covered with lacquer and with designs of colored glass beads fastened in bees-wax. Used as offerings to gods in ceremonies. Red lacquer. Brown, white, and blue beads. Central rosette and 5 "trees" designs. Also irregular designs of red, white, and black yarn.

Height 7 cm
Width 21.5 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Robert M. Zingg, 1938

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