Arts of the Americas
Clay, paint, hide
2 x 5 x 2 1/2 in. (5.1 x 12.7 x 6.4 cm) (show scale)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Alastair B. Martin, the Guennol Collection
This is a small, fired clay deer with leather antlers and ears.The leather is painted with a slip. The deer is positioned as if curled in sleep. There are tool marks and fingerprints on the body and incised eyes and nostrils with hide antlers.
This item is not on view
Hopi-Tewa Pueblo. Kneeling Deer, 20th century. Clay, paint, hide, 2 x 5 x 2 1/2 in. (5.1 x 12.7 x 6.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Alastair B. Martin, the Guennol Collection, 1989.10.9. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1989.10.2_1989.10.9_1989.10.8_1989.10._1989.10.5_1989.10.4.jpg)
group, 1989.10.2_1989.10.9_1989.10.8_1989.10._1989.10.5_1989.10.4.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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