Mestizo and Indian

From the exhibition:
Home Lands: How Women Made the West

New Mexico History Museum

From Mestizo and Indian, Coyote, 1763, by Miguel Cabrera, Mexico City, New Spain, oil on canvas. Elisabeth Waldo-Dentzel Studios, Northridge, California, USA. In this painting, Cabrera illustrated the complex cultural mixing that created mestiza families in New Spain and the northern frontier.

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