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The Wunderkammer Collection: Women’s Ceremony of Passage,

Amalia Mesa-Bains2013

Museo Eduardo Carrillo

Museo Eduardo Carrillo
Santa Cruz, United States

The Africans stolen from their homelands and forced into labor in the Americas had long developed systems for all facets of life transitions. Here Mesa-Bains shows us the attire worn during ceremonies of rites of passage along with a stylized painting of an African American women from the 1800s.

Details

  • Title: The Wunderkammer Collection: Women’s Ceremony of Passage,
  • Creator: Amalia Mesa-Bains
  • Date Created: 2013
  • Location Created: California, USA
  • Physical Dimensions: h 26, w 32 in
  • Type: Print
  • Medium: digital print

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