Amate paper cult figures, c. 1990
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Brief Description: Ten cut-outs in light and dark shades of amate paper of the type made by Otomí indians in the town of San Pablito, Puebla, Mexico.  These cut-outs represent various spirit beings and are used in healing and fertility rites, or created and sold to tourists.  Four pieces are mounted.
Held at:
The Latin American Library at Tulane
7001 Freret St
New Orleans, LA 70118
Phone: 5048655605
Email: chernand [at]
Record Series Number: Manuscripts/Collection 48/(39)
Volume: 9.0 Items
Acquired: 07/11/1994.
Access Restrictions: Open to the public. No known restrictions.