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Shaman's basket hat

Shaman
Usage Conditions Apply
Culture/People
Wixarika (Huichol)
Artist/Maker
Catarino Carrillo de la Cruz, Wixarika (Huichol)
NMAI agent
Ramiro Matos (RM), Quechua
Carmen Arellaño, Quechua
Seller
Catarino Carrillo de la Cruz, Wixarika (Huichol)
Date created
2001
Object Type
Clothing/Garments: Headwear and Headdresses
Native Term
xupureru
Object Name
Shaman's basket hat
Media/Materials
Palm fiber, wool cloth, wool yarn, glass bead/beads, feather/feathers, cordage
Techniques
Braided, stitched, gourd stitch/brick stitch/netted beadwork, fringed
Dimensions
17.5 x 55 cm
Catalog Number
26/98
Barcode
260098.000
Collection History
Commissioned from the artist by Ramiro Matos and Carmen Arellano (Quechua, NMAI staff members) in 2001.
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Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
See related items
Wixarika (Huichol)
Clothing/Garments: Headwear and Headdresses
Place
Bancos de Calitique; Mezquital Municipality; Durango State; Mexico
Usage