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Huichol Eclipse Yarn Painting by Luis Castro
Huichol Eclipse Yarn Painting by Luis Castro
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Product Code: HU001

Huichol artisan Luis Castro handcrafted this intricate yarn painting. Luis is the son of Eliseo Castro an important pioneer in Huichol yarn painting. His grandfather, Daniel Castro was a very important shaman.

The eclipse, the union between male and female, represents Wirikuta, the sacred place where ceremonial offerings are given to ask the gods for a good hunt deer. Other symbols include:
Deer - messenger of the gods
Shaman - medicine man
Serpent - god of the ocean
Peyote - symbol for life and success
Bird - freedom
Moon - fertility
Sun - power

The base is made of copal wood, and the yarn is hand pressed into the wood using bees wax.

Signed by the artist.

16" Sq

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