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Materials of the Sacred: 16th to 18th Century Religious Materiality in Michoacán

  • Author(s): Garcia, Dominique Elise
  • Advisor(s): Nair, Stella E
  • et al.

This thesis explores the visual language and culture of pre-Columbian and colonial Michoacán. Through imagery of the Relación de Michoacán and an artistic medium called pasta de caña de Maíz, the religious value of imagery of the P'urhépecha is explored.

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