Carapan, Mexican Folk Art Gallery.
Huichol Folk Art Beaded Painting with Sacred Shamanic Symbols
ABOUT THIS HUICHOL ART PAINTING
This is an authentic Huichol Mexican Folk art piece crafted by Wirrarika indigenous people also known as Huichol. Huichol are famous for their beaded artwork and this beaded painting is an outstanding display of geometry and creativity. It shows the peyote symbol at the center with star shape at the borders. Also some candles are displayed at the center, candles and peyote are very important during ceremonial activities of the Huichol indian people, they eat the peyote to acquire the vision that allows to communicate with the gods and create pieces like this and they use the candles as an offer during their pilgrimages to their sacred places. Some other sacred animals and figures such as the deer, the snake, the corn and votive feathers are displayed on the painting. It is made of beads mounted on a base of beeswax on a plywood board. Making a painting like this takes patience, lots of talent and a centennial knowledge that is transmitted with love from one generation to the next. With your shopping you help to keep this tradition and culture alive. Thank you!
Clean with a soft dry cloth Avoid contact with heat
|HEIGHT||35.5 cm / 13.97 In.|
|LENGHT||50 cm / 19.68 In.|
|WIDTH||1.5 cm / .6 In.|
|APROX. WEIGHT||1600 gr / 56.43 Oz.|
|MADE OF||Wood, bees wax & beads|
|REGION||Jalisco & Nayarit, Mexico|
|ETHNIC GROUP||Huichol / Wirrarika Indian|
|CARE||Clean with a soft dry cloth Avoid contact with heat|