Lienzo de Philadelphia


From: Mexico (Central America)

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Title Lienzo de Philadelphia
Object Number 42-7-1
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Mixtec (uncertain)
Provenience Mexico (Central America)
Culture Area Central American
Date Made 1530-1540
Section American
Materials Cotton | Pigment

Genealogical map - red, blue, yellow, perhaps purple all faded on white cotton cloth. Depicting an origin myth, it follows the story of two lords, 11 Wind and 8 Flint.

Height 121.92 cm
Width 116.84 cm
Credit Line Purchased from John Wise, 1942

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