Shaman's chair

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Collection History
Collected in 1923 by Edward H. Davis (1862-1951, a rancher and field collector for MAI) during fieldwork sponsored by MAI.
National Museum of the American Indian
Culture/People
Wixarika (Huichol)
Collector
Edward H. Davis (Edward Harvey Davis/E. H. Davis), Non-Indian, 1862-1951
Object Name
Shaman's chair
Media/Materials
Wood, palm frond/fronds, cordage, tree pitch/gum
Techniques
Carved, plaited, tied, glued
Dimensions
59 x 45 x 92 cm
See related items
Wixarika (Huichol)
Ceremonial/Ritual items: Shamanic objects
Place
Santa Catarina; Jalisco State; Mexico
Date created
circa 1910
Object Type
Ceremonial/Ritual items: Shamanic objects
Native Term
'uweni
Catalog Number
11/9724
Barcode
119724.000