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Procession of Penitentes

ca. 1900 Unidentified (American) painted wood with mixed media overall with base: 10 1/2 x 29 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. (26.7 x 74.9 x 11.4 cm.) A (leader): approx. 8 1/2 x 3 3/4 x 3 1/2 in. (21.6 x 9.5 x 8.9 cm.) B (singer): approx. 9 1/2 x 3 3/4 x 3 1/2 in. (24.2 x 9.5 x 8.9 cm.) C (singer): approx. 9 1/4 x 3 1/2 x 3 in. (23.5 x 8.9 x 7.7 cm.) D (flagellant): approx. 8 1/2 x 3 x 3 in. (21.6 x 7.7 x 7.7 cm.) E (flagellant): approx. 9 7/8 x 3 1/2 x 3 3/4 in. (25.1 x 8.9 x 9.5 cm.) F (cross bearer): approx. 8 3/4 x 2 1/2 x 3 in. (22.2 x 6.4 x 7.7 cm.) G (cross bearer): approx. 9 1/2 x 2 3/4 x 2 1/2 in. (24.2 x 7.0 x 6.4 cm.) H (cross): approx. 14 7/8 x 4 3/4 x 7/8 in. (37.8 x 12.1 x 2.2 cm.) I (cross): approx. 12 1/2 x 4 3/8 x 3/8 in. (31.8 x 11.1 x 0.8 cm.) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr. and museum purchase made possible by Ralph Cross Johnson 1986.65.319A-I Not currently on view


Keywords

Ceremony - religion - procession

Figure group

Religion - Christianity

sculpture

folk art

fabric

fabric - thread

metal - nails

paint

paper

pencil

plant material - straw

wood