Sandra Quandelacy Turquoise Double Sided Olla Maiden Zuni Fetish

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Artist:  Zuni Fetish Carver Sandra Quandelacy

Medium:  Turquoise Maiden(s) with Spiny oyster Olla balance on head filled with turquoise, coral and lapis chips/ Jet mouths and eyes on maidens/ red coral appointments/ Black jet dragonflies on shawl

Size:  2 1/8" H x 5/8" W x 5/8" D

The Olla Maidens are highly revered in the pueblo culture.  Once water was carried in large ollas balanced on the maidens heads from nearby creeks/ Now Olla Maidens perform in the village ceremonies and sacred corn pollen is carried in Ollas as well.