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Shell Tabletta Zuni Maiden

Carl Etsate

Shell Tabletta Zuni Maiden

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$ 64.99

Lovely and demure tabletta corn maiden (tabletta is her headdress) Hand Crafted from a beautiful pink shell with many incising and inlay details throughout. The Corn Maidens are said to have secretly emerged with the Zunis from their previous existence in the underworld. After a while, the Corn maidens and the Zunis became separated, and witches destroyed the Zunis' crops. The twin sons of the Sun Father set out to find the maidens. After a long search they were found, and the Twins asked them to bring corn back to the Zuni people. So the Corn Maidens returned to save the Zuni from starvation." (from Zuni Fetishes and Carvings by Kent McManis). Order this iconic symbol of the Zuni culture now and enjoy. Signed CE. 2 1/2" tall- 1 1/8" wide (base)- 3/8" thick (base). 100% money back satisfaction

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