Painting

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Culture/People
Tigua Kichua
Artist/Maker
Magdalena Toaquiza Ugsha, Tigua Kichua
Collector
Dr. Norman E. Whitten, Non-Indian
Dorothea Scott Whitten (Sibby Whitten), Non-Indian, 1930-2011
Donor
Dr. Norman E. Whitten, Non-Indian
Object Name
Painting
Media/Materials
Sheepskin (domestic sheep), acrylic paint, wood, metal nails
Techniques
Painted, stretched, nailed
Dimensions
25 x 35.2 x 2.3 cm
Object Type
Painting/Drawing/Print
Place
Tigua; Pujilí Canton; Cotopaxi Province; Ecuador
Date created
September 2004
Collection History
Collected or acquired by anthropologists Norman E. Whitten and Dorothea Scott Whitten (1930–2011) in 2004 during anthropological research and humanitarian work with the Amazonian peoples of Ecuador; donated to NMAI by Dr. Norman E. Whitten in 2019.
Catalog Number
27/505
Barcode
270505.000
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Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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