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Turquoise* Maiden by Kateri Sanchez

Kateri Sanchez

Turquoise* Maiden by Kateri Sanchez

$ 100.00

A turquoise and brown matrix double corn maiden - carved by Kateri Sanchez; with one maiden holding a olla/water jar. Both maidens have jet inlaid features and share a squash blossom hair style - a hair style worn by young Hopi maidens. The maidens have nicely incised corn rows that taper to a point on both sides as well as jet inlaid stars, coral & lapis inlaid dots. The maiden symbolizes abundance, fertility and feminine energy & the corn maiden in particular is venerated in Zuni for giving up her life for the health of the community.

Artist: Kateri Sanchez (signed)
Size: 1-1/4 in. wide x 1/2 in. deep x 2-1/8 inches tall

#56367

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