Native American Indian Zuni Corn Maiden Fetish Carving

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Corn Maiden
Russell Shack - Zuni Fetish Carving

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Authentic Native American Indian corn maiden fetish carving by Russell Shack

Material
Marble, turquoise,
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Height
2 1/4"
Width
5/8"
Depth
3/4"
Hallmarks
RUSSELL
SHACK
ZUNI ©
CORNMAIDEN
Artist
Russell Shack, Zuni

Native American Indian Jewelry and Fetish Carving booksRussell Shack's work is featured in Zuni Fetishes and Carvings by Kent McManis.

Authentic Native American Indian corn maiden fetish carving by Russell Shack

Inlaid turquoise necklace and mouth.

Authentic Native American Indian corn maiden fetish carving by Russell Shack

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Paula says - "This corn maiden is carved from black marble with features including etched corn silk hair and corn kernels and an inlay necklace of turquoise."

Authentic Native American Indian corn maiden fetish carving by Russell Shack

Authentic Native American Indian corn maiden fetish carving by Russell Shack

Authentic Native American Indian corn maiden fetish carving by Russell Shack

Authentic Native American Zuni Corn Maiden Fetish Carving by Russell shack

Back view.

A tabletta (also tablita) is a board headdress having stair step edges and decorated with sky scenes and feathers front and back. It is worn by women during ceremonies. A harness holds it onto the head, so that the widest portion is seen from the front or the back.

Corn is the symbol of sustenance, the staff of life and is an important symbol of many Native American tribes. Corn is considered a gift from the Great Spirit so its role is both as a food and a ceremonial object. Read more . . .

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