Founding Fragments: New Mexico Hide Painting

Grade Range: K-12
Resource Type(s): Primary Sources, Interactives & Media
Date Posted: 2/25/2014

Our Founding Fragments video series gets up close and personal with historical treasures in the collection of the National Museum of American History. This is our fifth episode in the series, and in it our host Tory joins curator Dr. Margaret Salazar-Porzio to examine a fragile relic of the colonial Southwest: an elk hide painting of St. Anthony used inside a Spanish mission church.

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