University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 97-15-14
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-36 - Collector Number

Description

Depicted are Huichol Indians on pilgrimage. Two deer heads in the upper left. From left to right across the horizontal midline are five pilgrims wearing sombreros (hats). In lower left are two figures, one male, one female, and a fire.


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

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