Maximino Renteria de la Cruz & Yolanda Diaz Medina: Huichol Yarn PaintingMaximino Renteria de la Cruz & Yolanda Diaz Medina: Huichol Yarn Painting

Maximino Renteria de la Cruz & Yolanda Diaz Medina: Huichol Yarn Painting 12″

$95.00 $76.00- Collector Price

Stunning handmade Huichol yarn painting. Each is made by pressing thin strands of acrylic yarn into a beeswax foundation spread over a board. Piece is signed and includes a description in Spanish of the scene.  The symbols within the art have great meaning to the Huichol. Carl Lumholtz, one of the first to study the Huichol, wrote in 1901 – “All sacred things are symbols to primitive man, and the Huichol seem literally to have no end of them. Religion is to them a personal matter, not an institution, and therefore their life is religious – from the cradle to the grave wrapped up in symbolism.“ Includes certificate of authenticity, with translation and guide to Huichol symbols.

Size (long x wide x tall): 12 x 12 x 0.25 in

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