Carl Etsate Corn Maiden w/Corn Zuni Fetish

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Artist:  Zuni Fetish carver Carl Etsate

Medium: Pink Mussel shell Maiden with turquoise and jet eyes/ coral mouth.  Turquoise necklace.  Holds carved and adorned (turquoise, jet and coral appointments)  olla with turquoise chips representing sacred blue corn pollen and five ears of delicately carved corn...antler, orange spiny oyster shell, turquoise, red spiny oyster shell and silver lip

Size:  3" H x 1 3/8" W x 3/4" Deep

The Corn Maidens are highly revered in the Pueblo culture for having driven off the witches that came to steal the villages' sacred corn.