Gloria Chattin Abalone Shell Double Maidens Zuni Fetish
Artist: Zuni Fetish Carver Gloria Chattin
Medium: Elegant colorful and shimmering Abalone shell/ Inlaid jet dragonflies on sides of shawls with Jet cornstalks. Turquoise, coral, spiny oyster shell malachite and lapis appointments / Jet eyes and mouths on both. Serpentine base with turquoise chips.
Size: 3 1/4" H x 1 3/4" Across x 3/4" Deep
The Maidens are highly revered on the pueblos for having driven the witches off that came to steal the villages' sacred corn!