Category: Latin America

The Coe has a small collection of thirty-two objects in this area, although it is just a small sample of what you can see at the Coe.

 

Belt

Belt

Latin American Belt Artist: Unknown Culture/People: Tarahumara Place: Mexico Media: Wool yarn Dims: 68.5 x 3 in. (173.99 x 7.62 cm). Date: c.2000 Description: The Tarahumara Creation Story “A common belief among Tarahumara Indians was that the world started with the...
Bowl

Bowl

Latin America Bowls Artist: Unknown Culture/People: Mexican, Pre-Contact Place: Mexico, Central America Media: Ceramic Dims: 1.5 x 4 diam. in, (3.8 x 10.1 diam. cm). Date: c. 1250 CE Description: There was something about this set of bowls that caught Ted´s attention...
Man’s Hat (“Pishalal”)

Man’s Hat (“Pishalal”)

Latin American Man’s Hat (PIshalal) Artist: Pascual Lopez Lopez Culture/People: Tzotzil Mayan Place: Mexico Media: Palm fibers and satin Dims: 6 x 15 (diam. in. (15.2 x 38.1 diam. cm). Date: 2005 Description: This wide-brimmed man’s hat (or pishalal in...
Case

Case

Latin American Case Artist: Unknown Culture/People: Mexico Place: Mexico Media: Seed beads, split stick, and possibly willow Dims: 2.75 x 2.25 in. (7 x 5.7 cm). Date: mid 19th C. Description: Some of the pieces in the Coe collection are more ambiguous than others....