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  • Object: Huqin

    Oct 15, 2018

    I-0581h Huqin Chinese 20th century Materials: Wood, coconut shell, horse hair The Chinese violin on display in the Music Room area of the Institute of Texan Cultures is a huqin or “Hu-Chin” which is a general term given to any [...]

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  • Object: Doll

    Oct 03, 2018

    I-0277a Doll Mexican 20th Century Materials: Wood, Fabric, and Hair This doll is a figure of a dancing woman wearing a stylized Hispanic dress. Dresses like these were typically worn in a traditional Mexican folk dance. Baile Folklórico is Spanish [...]

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