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Collection Creator:
Cordry, Donald Bush  Search this
Collection Source:
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation  Search this
1 Photographic print
Photo-folder 1
Purepecha (Tarasco)  Search this
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Scope and Contents:
Outdoor portrait of the back of a Purepecha (Tarasco) woman with hand woven skirt and belts in Cherán, Michoacán State, Mexico. She is surrounded by other women and children, some with blankets. The same woman is photographed in P11986 and P11987.
Collection Restrictions:
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Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Donald B. Cordry photographs from Mexico, Item Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
NMAI.AC.001.008, Item P11988
See more items in:
Donald B. Cordry photographs from Mexico
Donald B. Cordry photographs from Mexico / Series 1: Michoacán and Guererro States: Purepecha (Tarasco), Guererro Nahua
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian