Jaguar mask

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Culture/People
probably Mixtec (attributed)
Artist/Maker
Filiberto Lopez Ortiz (Filiberto Lopez), Mixtec
Previous owner
Samuel Harvey Lindenbaum, Non-Indian, 1935-2012
Vivian S. Merrin (Mrs. Edward H. Merrin), Non-Indian
Donor
Samuel Harvey Lindenbaum, Non-Indian, 1935-2012
Vivian S. Merrin (Mrs. Edward H. Merrin), Non-Indian
Object Name
Jaguar mask
Media/Materials
Wood, paint
Techniques
Carved, painted
Dimensions
7.4 x 6 x 4 cm
Object Type
Masks and Masking
Place
probably made in Pinotepa Nacional, Oaxaca, Mexico; Santa María Chicometepec (Ometepec); Santa María Huazolotitlán, Jamiltepec District, Costa Region; Oaxaca State; Mexico
Date created
1955-1965
Collection History
Formerly in the collection of Samuel H. Lindenbaum (1935-2012, a prominent New York City real estate lawyer) and Vivian S. Merrin (Mrs. Edward H. Merrin); donated to MAI by Mr. Lindenbaum and Mrs. Merrin in 1974.
Catalog Number
24/9150
Barcode
249150.000
See related items
Mixtec
Masks and Masking
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Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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