MS 2037 Drawings of ceremonial dry paintings
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Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2037
Creators:
Stevenson, Matilda Coxe, 1850-1915
Dates:
1897-1904
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
4 Pages
Repository:

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 2037

Local Note
Local Note
Two of the other 3 drawings represent the same design (probably a dry painting), but there is no identification of the artist or the ceremony in which the painting is used. All three of these unidentified drawings resemble the drawing by Nick in style and in details of the design.
Local Note
Watercolor on paper

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Bibliography
Bibliography
Annotated note on one of the smaller drawings reads, "drawn by Nick; described by Nick in Great Fire Society." A description of the dry painting which this drawing illustrates is published in M. C. Stevenson, The Zuni Indians..., Bureau of American Ethnology-AR 23, 1904, page 507.

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 2037, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Keywords
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Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
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Suitland 20746
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