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Culture/People
Mixtec
Previous owner
Frances Pratt (Frances Usui/Mrs. Bumpei Usui/Mrs. Christopher Ritter), Non-Indian, 1913-2003
Seller
Frances Pratt (Frances Usui/Mrs. Bumpei Usui/Mrs. Christopher Ritter), Non-Indian, 1913-2003
Object Name
Paper
Media/Materials
Amate (Fig tree) paper
Techniques
Pounded
Object Type
Materials: Prepared
Place
San Pablito; Pahuatlán Municipality; Puebla State; Mexico
Collection History
Collection history unknown; acquired by artist and art dealer Frances Pratt (Mrs. Bumpei Usui/Mrs. Frances Ritter, 1913-2003) during travel in Mexico in the early 1950s; purchased by MAI from Frances Pratt in 1953.
Catalog Number
22/2321
Barcode
222321.000
See related items
Mixtec
Materials: Prepared
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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