Zuni Carved Corn Maiden Fetish
Zuni Carved Corn Maiden Fetish by James Cheama
This beautiful Zuni Corn Maiden complete with tablita (head piece) was carved from alabaster with turquoise and coral necklace by Zuni fetish carver James Cheama. A fabulous piece of artwork by this carver. Just as a mother nurtures her newborn, the Corn Maiden is honored for nurturing her people with the flesh of her body, the sweet corn.
2.75 in. tall