Skip to main content Smithsonian Institution

Catalog Data

Donor Name:
Office Of Folklife Programs  Search this
Culture:
Mexican  Search this
Object Type:
Basket
Place:
Mexico City, Mexico, North America
Accession Date:
24 Jul 1981
Notes:
From card: "Tiny fruit bowl with handle made from white sugar candy, decorated with green, yellow & purple icing. Candy fruit inside, resting on wood shavings. Decoration for Mexican Day of the Dead. Loaned to Renwick 12/17/(19)81, returned 8/1983."
ONE OF ELEVEN MODELED SUGAR, CLAY, PAPER MACHE AND PAPER DECORATIONS MADE FOR MEXICAN CELEBRATION OF "DAY OF THE DEAD", (ALL SOUL'S & ALL SAINTS' DAY, NOV. 2). PURCHASED IN MEXICO CITY, NOV. 1, 1979 BY RAQUEL B. CEJA; SPECIFICALLY ASSEMBLED FOR RENWICK'S CELEBRATION EXHIBIT (1981). ITEMS MADE FOR SALE AS DECORATIONS.
Record Last Modified:
30 Dec 2014
Specimen Count:
1
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
345735
USNM Number:
E421288-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3983b31fb-f39a-4b90-b4f6-f6f4755b25b6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8453994