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Dolomite Maidens by Faye Quandelacy

Faye Quandelacy

Dolomite Maidens by Faye Quandelacy

$ 90.00

A muted pink, red sienna, orange mauve veined dolomite maiden double with one turquoise inlaid face and jet inlaid features. Carved by Faye Quandelacy the maiden double depicts a corn maiden on one side and a young woman on the opposite side. The pair share a squash blossom whorl hairdo - a style originally worn by the young Hopi maidens to show that they were unmarried. Maidens symbolize abundance, fertility and feminine energy & the corn maiden is venerated in Zuni for giving up her life for the health of the community.
Artist: Faye Quandelacy (signed)
Size: 7/8 in. long x 1/2 in. wide x 2-1/2 in. tall
#58756

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