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Green Corn Dance / Velino Shije Herrera

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Three male Koshares (clowns) - two adults and one child. Eight semi-abstract birds, six butterflies, and two corn stalks. At the top are symbols of a rainbow, clouds, and rain.

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Title(s): 
Green Corn Dance
Creator(s): 
Velino Shije Herrera (Artist)
Culture: 
Native American; Zia
Date: 
mid-20th century
Materials/Techniques: 
tempera on paper
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Thomas Gilcrease Foundation, 1955
Accession No: 
02.560
Previous Number(s): 
0237.560; 1532-A; 20580
Department: 
Signed, "MA-PE-WI" in lower right on recto; Inscribed in pencil, "painted by Velino Shije Herrera MA-PE-WI $65.00" in upper left on verso.
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