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Huichol Yarn Paintings 2019 Wall Calendar
Huichol Yarn Paintings 2019 Wall Calendar
Huichol Yarn Paintings 2019 Wall Calendar
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Huichol Yarn Paintings 2019 Wall Calendar

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Item #: Q533
Our Price: $14.99
Twelve monthly grids and full-color artwork

Size: 12 x 13 in.
Opens to 12 x 26 in.

Published with the Museum of International Folk Art

ISBN 9780764981012
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Huichol Yarn Paintings 2019 Wall Calendar
The Mexican states of Nayarit and Jalisco are home to the Huichol Indians, whose pre-Hispanic culture survives in remote mountain villages deep in the Sierra Madre Occidental. The Huichol live a life woven of magic and sacred mythology. Their yarn paintings—created by covering wood with a mixture of beeswax and pine resin, then pressing in threads of brightly colored yarn—express reverence for and spiritual connection to the animals, crops, and weather patterns that enable them to survive in the harsh landscapes they inhabit. Each painting represents the artist’s personal relationship with the spiritual world. As such, each is rich in symbolism and meaning. For example, deer and wolves carry important messages to humans, arrows carry prayers, serpents bring rain, and pumas are messengers of the gods.

The Huichol yarn paintings featured in this calendar are from the Museum of International Folk Art in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The Museum’s holdings represent diverse cultures and constitute one of the world’s largest folk-art collections.

All of Pomegranate’s calendars are printed with soy-based inks on FSC® certified paper, which means the paper has been certified by the Forest Stewardship Council™ and manufactured by an FSC certified printer. FSC certification promotes responsible forest management by ensuring that forestry practices are environmentally responsible, socially equitable, and economically viable.

FSC license code FSC N001864.