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Painting

Object Number:97-15-47
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Huichol
Provenience: Western Mexico
Culture Area: Central American
Maker: Jesus Cosio
Date Made: circa 1995
Early Date: 1990
Late Date: 1996
Section:American
Materials:Beeswax
Glass
Wood
Iconography:Deer
Sun
House
Drum
Arrows
Eye
Woman
Singer
Height: 78 cm
Width: 60 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Mark D. Lang, 1997
Other Number:JC-4 - Collector Number

Description

Glass beads imbedded in beeswax on wood frame. Central sun figure surrounded by a deer head and feathers. Below are two houses. Lower right corner is a drum with nierica (spirit eye) to the right and to the left sides. In the lower left corner are two deer. In the upper left and right corners are arrows. Above the sun is a woman cooking, and cantador (a singer).

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