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Painting

Object Number:97-15-32
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Huichol
Provenience: Western Mexico
Tepic
Comunidad Indigena de Zitakua
Nayarit
Culture Area: Central American
Maker: Eliseo Benitez Flores
Date Made: circa 1995
Early Date: 1990
Late Date: 1996
Section:American
Materials:Beeswax
Yarn
Wood
Height: 60 cm
Width: 60 cm
Depth: 3 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Mark D. Lang, 1997
Other Number:EF-2 - Collector Number

Description

Green central spirit eye (nierica)) with paired green spirit eyes projecting radially. In upper center are two figures back to back with blue faces. Projecting downward from central nierica are rays of light. Two fire breathing ducks along the bottom border.

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