Popular & Folk Art

Popular & Folk Art

With over 5,000 objects, the popular and folk art collection represents the largest component of The Mexican Museum’s holdings. Spanning the 20th century to the present, the collection contains fine examples of handcrafted artifacts from all the major folk art regions of Mexico.

Bag

Bag

20th Century
Nayarit?, Mexico
Beaded Napkin

Unknown
20th Century
Puebla, Mexico
Beast of Burden Candlestick

Herón Martínez Mendoza
20th century
Acatlan, Puebla, Mexico
Beheaded Saint

Unknown
ca. 1920s