Curing in Tonchigue

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Culture/People
Tigua Kichua
Artist/Maker
Francisco Vega 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
Title
Curing in Tonchigue
Object Name
Painting
Media/Materials
Sheepskin (domestic sheep), acrylic paint, wood, metal nails
Techniques
Painted, stretched, nailed
Dimensions
20 x 30.2 x 1.8 cm
Object Type
Painting/Drawing/Print
Place
Tigua; Pujilí Canton; Cotopaxi Province; Ecuador
Date created
1996
Collection History
Collected or acquired by anthropologists Norman E. Whitten and Dorothea Scott Whitten (1930–2011) in 1996 during anthropological research and humanitarian work with the Amazonian peoples of Ecuador; donated to NMAI by Dr. Norman E. Whitten in 2019.
Catalog Number
27/509
Barcode
270509.000
See related items
Tigua Kichua
Painting/Drawing/Print
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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