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Figurine

Object Number:91-17-1
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Pueblo
Tewa (Culture)
Tesuque
Provenience: New Mexico
Tesuque Pueblo
Culture Area: Southwest Culture Area
Date Made: ca. 1900
Early Date: 1890
Late Date: 1910
Section:American
Materials:Clay
Iconography:Rain God
Height: 15.3 cm
Length: 7.8 cm
Width: 7.2 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Elmer F. Felker, 1991

Description

Tesuque Rain God figuring. Micaeous orange clay with brown slip. Seated figure holding pot in lap. Oval face with deep slit for mouth and eyes; 2 holes for nostrils, pointed nose and chin, applied patch with 3 slashes for bangs. Head Broken off.

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