Christo (carved wooden crucifix)

Christo (carved wooden crucifix)

Artist(s) Santeros Indians
Medium wood with paint
Origin New Mexico
Creation
Date
19th century
Size n/a
Donor Murphey
Acquisition
Date
1957
   
Image Source STP

 

Comments

This carved wooden crucifix is a Santo (primitive Indian art that is a carving of a saint), probably created in New Mexico by the Santeros Indians. [source: tour notes]