• Culture/People:

    Wixarika (Huichol)

  • Object name:

    Sandals

  • Native term:

    kakai

  • Date created:

    circa 1930

  • Place:

    El Guapinole; El Nayar Municipality; Nayarit State; Mexico

  • Media/Materials:

    Rawhide, hide

  • Techniques:

    Perforated, laced

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collected in 1937 by Donald B. Cordry (1907-1978, collector and amateur ethnologist) during fieldwork sponsored by MAI.

  • Dimensions:

    26 x 10 x 4 cm

  • Catalog number:

    19/5421

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    This item is currently on view at NMAI, DC.

See it in the Wixarika exhibit in the "Our Peoples" gallery on the 4th floor

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