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The Quandelacy family has proven its desire and capacity to pass on the sculpting knowledge, experience and
techniques of the previous carving generations to their new generations of artists. Faye, Sandra and Stuart have passed their maiden
knowledge to Vicki, Kateri, Chad and Talia and they have all created their personal renditions of the Do: Ewa deities.
This huge table fetish was created in 2007 of catlinite or pipestone from Utah shale deposits and weighs almost a
pound! One side is an olla maiden carrying a water jar full of crushed Sleeping Beauty turquoise. The other side is a traditional corn
maiden motif with a kernel torso and robe. Both side share a butterfly maiden hairdo, a traditional Puebloan style for unmarried maids
only. They also each have necklaces, the corn maiden has inlays of amber, Pipestone and red coral. The olla maiden has a necklace of
Sleeping Beauty Pipestone only. The eyes and mouth are inlaid of jet and the sculpture is signed Kateri Sanchez Quandelacy Zuni '07.
If you would like to read more about the Corn Maidens' characteristics and attributes click here. And click here to hear "Corn Maidens" in Shiwi, the language of Zuni.
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Zuni Carver: Kateri Sanchez Quandelacy
Item: Double Corn Maidens
Dimensions: 1 1/8"L x 5 11/16"T x 2 1/2"W
Signed: Kateri Sanchez Quandelacy Zuni '07
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The Zuni Fetish Story
If you're new to Zuni fetish collecting and interested in learning more about them, we have written a short article about Zuni fetishes and what they mean to the Zuni culture. CLICK HERE to read the article on Zuni fetishes.
Zuni Fetish Meanings
We've written this article to inform Zuni fetish collectors about the specific meanings and attributes of the more traditional Zuni fetish carvings.
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The Zuni Language
If, as a Zuni fetish collector, you haven't had the opportunity visit Zuni Pueblo but would enjoy hearing some words in the Zuni language, we hope you'll findthis article interesting and informative. CLICK HERE and turn up your volume to enjoy!
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