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Painting

Object Number:97-15-41
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Huichol
Provenience: Mexico (Central America)
Jalisco
Zapopan
Culture Area: Central American
Maker: Maria de la Cruz
Date Made: 1990-1994
Early Date: 1990
Late Date: 1994
Section:American
Materials:Beeswax
Yarn
Wood
Height: 60 cm
Width: 60 cm
Depth: 1.4 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Mark D. Lang, 1997
Other Number:MaC-1 - Collector Number

Description

Upper right is a warakame (shaman) singing prayers to the gods. Below are 3 human figures. In the top left, bottom left, and bottom right corners are large snakes. Along the left border, and bottom borders are 6 figures. The center is composed of spirit eye (nierica). Above the eye is the form of a house.

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