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Sandpainting: Authentic Navajo (2957)

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"Authentic Navajo Sandpainting" (2957)
with wooden frame and 3x mat: 24.5x24.5x2 cm (9.5x9.5x0.75 inch)

Sandpaintings originate from Navajo healing ceremonies. The medicine man builds a Sandpainting and places the patient in the middle of it. To aid in the healing process, sand from the painting is rubbed over certain parts of the patient's body. When the ceremony is over, Sandpainting is destroyed, thereby destroying the illness.
This Navajo symbol of healing is now appreciated as a work of art.



This product was added to our catalog on Saturday 07 July, 2018.

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