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Gifts: Huichol Yarn Paintings
Including Ltd Ed, Signed & Numbered
September is Erowid's annual support-a-thon. Donations up to $2,000 made in September will be DOUBLED by a matching challenge!   [See drive progress]

Erowid offers Huichol yarn paintings/art as thank-you gifts for contributors. Check the descriptions for more details about condition, limited edition status, and signatures. As of December 2018, all the yarn art is purchased from a confirmed distributor of Huichol-culture artists from the Zitakua area of Mexico.

See more details about these vivid, vibrant traditional yarn paintings.

Huichol Yarn Paintings
 
$500 Antlered Peyote in Bowl (12"), by Reyes Cruz    (1 left)
Huichol yarn painting from Nayarit area of Mexico. 11.8 x 11.8" (30 x 30 cm), yarn on wood. For preservation this should be framed. Description on back.

Imagery: Sacred gourd is used by shaman to present offerings (peyote: visionary sacrament) to the gods in order to be blessed and used in rituals. Muvieri stick helps contact the gods, deer are gatekeeper to the spirit world.
$500 Shaman, Peyote, Hummingbird, Sun (12"), by Juan Angel    (1 left)
Huichol yarn painting from Nayarit area of Mexico. 11.8 x 11.8" (30 x 30 cm), yarn on wood. For preservation this should be framed. Description on back.

Imagery: Central peyote with antlers and candle in ritual bowl with lightning, muvieri stick, flower of wind (kieri), maize, and feather.
$500 Shaman w/ Sacred Offerings (12"), by Juan Minjarez de la Cru    (1 left)
Huichol yarn painting from Nayarit area of Mexico. 11.8 x 11.8" (30 x 30 cm), yarn on wood. For preservation this should be framed. Description on back.

Imagery: The shaman will present the gods with the sacred offerings. To do this, he will use the sacred gourd bowl. The snakes will guide and protect the shaman during the sacred ritual.
$500 Shaman Ritual w/ Peyote (12"), by Juan Minjarez de la Cruz    (1 left)
Huichol yarn painting from Nayarit area of Mexico. 11.8 x 11.8" (30 x 30 cm), yarn on wood. For preservation this should be framed. Description on back.

Imagery: During the ritual, a shaman will chant and pray to ask the gods for their permission to consume the peyote cactus.
$500 Shaman w/ Flower of Wind (12"), by Juan Minjarez de la Cruz    (1 left)
Huichol yarn painting from Nayarit area of Mexico. 11.8 x 11.8" (30 x 30 cm), yarn on wood. For preservation this should be framed. Description on back.

Imagery: The shaman will obtain power and wisdom by consuming the flower of wind, or kieri. The snake will protect and guide the shaman once he consumed the flower.
 
$250 Peyote w/ Lightning and Fire (8"), by Norma C. Carrillo    (1 left)
Huichol yarn painting from Nayarit area of Mexico. 7.9 x 7.9" (20 x 20 cm), yarn on wood. For preservation this should be framed. Description on back.

Imagery: The gods will bless the peyote in order to imbue it with power and wisdom that will be consumed by the shaman.