Young Maidens of the Pueblo have their hair in whorls or butterfly buns to show purity. Her eyes are Black Pen Shell and a mouth of Mediterranean Coral. Her necklace of many strands consist of Sleeping Beauty Turquoise and Mediterranean Coral. Between her hands is her belt with Black Jet pigment design inlaid with Coral and Malachite. Her robe is inlaid with Lapis, Kingman Turquoise, Malachite and Coral. The designs are inlaid with Pipe Stone and Green Serpentine pigments. The border of the robe is inlaid with stone to stone Black Pen Shell, Pink Peruvian Opal, Lapis, Orange Spiny Oyster Shell, Kingman Turquoise and Abalone. Her apron has inlaid Green Serpentine and Lapis. The hem is inlaid with Lapis pigment. Coral drops line the tips of her dress. Her buckskin wraps are pinned with Turquoise buttons and the moccasins are burnished for detail.
Signed: Troy Sice Zuni copyright 2021 7/29/21 2pm
About 4 1/8"tall by 1 1/2"wide by 7/8"long