MARION FRIEDMANN GALLERY

HUICHOL

Huichol, rug, tapestry, Elissa Medina, Felt.


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HUICHOL

tapestry / rug by ELISSA MEDINA, Mexico

MATERIAL; felt Hexagons, stitched, handmade

SIZE: H: 190 x W: 160 cm // H: 74.8 x W: 62.99 in

Can be custom-made in different sizes and color schemes

This piece refers to the Huichol (or Wixáritari), an indigenous people in Mexico, living in the Sierra Madre Occidental covering the states of Jalisco, Nayarit, Zacatecas and Durango. They are famous for their glass-bead artworks and also for their use of the Peyote cactus for medicinal and schamanistic rituals. A spiritual, psychedelic wall or floor-piece, in the shape of an animal skin. Felt charmingly replaces fur.