From the exhibition:
The Red That Colored The World
Museum of International Folk Art
Sewing box and cover with cochineal dyed wool yarn (detail). Box, Pátzcuaro, Michoacán, México, late eighteenth century. Wood, paint, metal, gold leaf, 4 ¾ x 17 5/16 x 5 in. Museum of International Folk Art, IFAF Collection
Usage: Courtesy Museum of Indian Arts and Culture
Credit: Photo Addison Doty
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