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Culture/People:
possibly Zapotec (attributed)  Search this
Collector:
Jane D. De Tomasi (Jane Davenport Harris de Tomasi/Jane Joralemon Davenport), Non-Indian, 1897-1984  Search this
Previous owner:
Jane D. De Tomasi (Jane Davenport Harris de Tomasi/Jane Joralemon Davenport), Non-Indian, 1897-1984  Search this
Dr. James A. De Tomasi, Non-Indian, 1902-1988  Search this
Donor:
Dr. James A. De Tomasi, Non-Indian, 1902-1988  Search this
Object Name:
Nicho (framed religious picture)
Media/Materials:
Tin, sheet glass/window glass, paper, tissue paper
Techniques:
Repoussé
Dimensions:
23.5 x 16.2 x 1.9 cm
Object Type:
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Native Term:
nicho
Place:
Oaxaca State; Mexico (inferred)
Date created:
circa 1950
Collection History:
Collected at an unknown date by Jane Davenport De Tomasi (1897-1984, daughter of Charles Davenport of the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory in Cold Spring, New York, and an avid traveler); donated to MAI in 1985 by her husband James A. De Tomasi (1902-1988, a scientist at the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory).
Catalog Number:
25/2431
Barcode:
252431.000
See related items:
Zapotec
Ceremonial/Ritual items
On View:
National Museum of the American Indian, Washington, DC
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_268331