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Painting

Object Number:97-15-48
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:Woman
House
Flower
Man
Hat
Eye
Family
Bow
Arrow
Feathers
Food
Height: 78.2 cm
Width: 60.5 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Mark D. Lang, 1997
Other Number:JC-5 - Collector Number

Description

Glass beads imbedded in beeswax on wood frame. Along upper border and to the left of center is a woman in a house and a flower beneath. In the upper right is a man in a hat with a nierica (spirit eye). Lower left is a family walking toward the lower left corner. Along the bottom border are two figures, one with a bow and arrow, another holding feathers. In the lower right corner are two figures with food.

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