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Painting

Object Number:97-15-3
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Huichol
Provenience: Western Mexico
Tepic
Comunidad Indigena de Zitakua
Nayarit
Culture Area: Central American
Maker: Jose Benitez Sanchez
Date Made: circa 1995
Early Date: 1990
Late Date: 1996
Section:American
Materials:Beeswax
Yarn
Wood
Height: 60 cm
Width: 60 cm
Depth: 2.2 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Mark D. Lang, 1997
Other Number:JS-7 - Collector Number

Description

A procession of five sacred deer with song lines coming from their mouths. Nine rain serpents are above the deer and betweent their horns. An arrow is depicted above each serpent. The lower border and areas around the arrows may both depict flames. (Furst, 2003 p. 65)

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

Bibliography:

[Book] Furst, Peter T. 2003. Visions of a Huichol Shaman.. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 65View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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