Michael Laweka Mother of Pearl/Gold Lip Warrior Maiden Zuni Fetish
Artist: Zuni fetish carver Michael Laweka
Medium: Mother of Pearl/Gold Lip with jet eyes and coral mouth/ turquoise and coral necklace with turquoise appointments on shawl. Turquoise and coral appointments on hair/ Jet inlay on shield along with coral and turquoise appointments/ Apple coral, turquoise and gold lip Zuni sun on shield/ Carries sterling silver spear
Size: 5 1/4" H x 1" Across x 1 1/2" Deep
The Maidens are highly revered in the pueblo culture.
This Maiden wanted to fight against the Pueblos' enemies alongside the men of the village.