Claudia Peina Zuni Fetish Antler Corn Maiden with Shell variegated Shell Heishe Necklace
Artist: Zuni Fetish carver Claudia Peina
Medium: Antler Corn Maiden with jet eyes and coral mouth /coral and turquoise appointments /Delicately hangs from fine shell heishe by Ramona Bird of Santo Domingo Pueblo
Size: 2 5/8"H pendant with 17" Heishe with silver fasteners
The Corn Maidens are highly revered in the Zuni culture for having driven off the witches that came to steal the village's sacred corn crop.