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The Green Corn Dance / Velino Shije Herrera

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Single figure, male, facing front, body-except for face - painted blue and yellow, holding evergreen branch and rattle. The figure is wearing an evergreen, turquoise and coral necklace, white knit with woven design, sash, dance bells and white boot moccasins and an ankle decoration.

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Title(s): 
The Green Corn Dance
Creator(s): 
Velino Shije Herrera
Culture: 
Native American; Zia Pueblo
Date: 
mid-20th century
Materials/Techniques: 
tempera on paper
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Thomas Gilcrease Foundation, 1955
Accession No: 
02.78
Previous Number(s): 
0237.78; 02750; 23282
Department: 
Signed, "MA-PE-WI" in lower right on recto.
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