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Object Number:94-16-10
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Zuni
Provenience: New Mexico
Zuni Pueblo
Culture Area: Southwest Culture Area
Maker: Lorendina Sheche
Date Made: Circa 1994
Early Date: 1993
Late Date: 1994
Section:American
Materials:Indian Paint
Turquoise
Mother-of-Pearl
Coral
Artificial Sinew
Technique:Carved
Sanded
Buffed
Inlay
Iconography:Mountain Lion
Height: 2 cm
Length: 7.1 cm
Width: 2.85 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Pueblo of Zuni Arts & Crafts, 1994

Description

Reddish-brown mountain lion with inlaid turquoise eyes. Mother of pearl arrow, turquoise stone and red coral branch attached to mid-section with artificial sinew string.

Bibliography:

[Book] Ostler, James, and Rodee, Marian E. 1991. The Zuni Carvers of Zuni.. The Maxwell Museum of Anthropology and the Pueblo of Zuni Arts and Crafts. Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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