Effigy figure

Native American (Cochiti Pueblo)
1920s–30s


Object Place: Cochiti, New Mexico, United States

Dimensions

27.94 x 20.32 x 12.7 cm (11 x 8 x 5 in.)

Accession Number

1984.636

Medium or Technique

Earthenware with slip paint

On View

Native North America Gallery (Gallery LG34)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Earthenware

Hollow standing figure, arms reaching up, face upturned. Opening at back of head. Burnished red, black ochre. Eyes and mouth pierced, outlined in black. Nostrils, hair, eyebrows, fingers, shoes necklace indicated in black. Four lines on cheeks, lines wrists and chin, dots at neck and ankles, rain cloud motif on chest in white.

Provenance

To MFA, 1984, gift of Laura F. Andreson (b. 1902).

Credit Line

Gift of Laura F. Andreson