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Clissa Martin: White Alabaster, Maiden With Turquoise Dragonfly

Clissa Martin: White Alabaster, Maiden With Turquoise Dragonfly

Mar-tin

The smoothness of the alabaster gives the statue a sense of elegance, while the vibrant turquoise inlay adds a pop of color that really catches the eye. This corn maiden is not just visually stunning, but also holds significant cultural symbolism.

Corn Maiden (A:dow e:washdok'i): In the Zuni Pueblo the three stages of woman are recognized as:

  • Maiden, symbolizing potential
  • Mother, the life giver
  • Grandmother, the wise elder

The corn maiden fetish carving in white marble is a remarkable piece of art that holds great significance within Native American culture. Its presence evokes a sense of tranquility, respect, and admiration for both artistic craftsmanship and cultural heritage.

Dimensions: Length 3/4" X Width 1 1/4" X Height 2 13/16" Donation

Regular price $95.00 USD
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