Los Hermanos Penitentes Society. <em>Death Cart</em>, 1890–1910. Wood, hide, hair, pigment, 25 1/4 x 14 x 26 1/2 in. (64.1 x 35.6 x 67.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Alastair B. Martin, the Guennol Collection, 1997.70. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1997.70_transp5516.jpg)

Death Cart

Artist:Los Hermanos Penitentes Society

Medium: Wood, hide, hair, pigment


Dimensions: 25 1/4 x 14 x 26 1/2 in. (64.1 x 35.6 x 67.3 cm)



Accession Number: 1997.70

Image: 1997.70_transp5516.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Carved wood skeleton of the female angel of death Dona Sebastiana with human hair and covered with gesso. The figure holds a bow and arrow in her hands and sits in a two wheeled cart made of cottonwood sticks lashed together with hide. A wooden axe sits inside the cart. Condition: good.

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