Creator Name: Attributed to Shumia, Fred (Ahbah)
Creator Culture: North American Indian, Hopi Pueblo
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Creation Place: USA: Arizona, First Mesa, Sichomovi village
Creation Begin Date: 1890
Creation End Date: 1905
Object Title: Woman's Ceremonial Manta (tui.hi or thi.hi)
Object Type: CLOTHING, OUTERWEAR, Manta, Woman's, Tui.hi, Thi.hi
Creation Technique: cotton and wool
Material Medium: cotton and wool
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Concepts--Style Period: North American Indian, Southwest, Pueblo (Hopi)
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Dimensions: 76 x 55 inches 193.04 x 139.7 cm.
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Holding Institution: Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Credit Line: Museum of Fine Arts, Houston 89.64
Label: Attributed to Shumia, Fred (Ahbah), Woman's Ceremonial Manta (tui.hi or thi.hi), 1890-1905, cotton and wool, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Museum purchase with funds provided by the Agnes Cullen Arnold Endowment Fund, 89.64
Description: Plain weave white cotton manta or tui.hi with over-embroidered border of two different pairs of kachinas (Konin and Kuecha) and a diamond arrangement that may represent corn. The embroidery is primarily in red and yellow wool threads, in this case Germantown yarns, and is confined to the top and bottom borders.
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