Zuni maiden fetish by Claudia Peina
Zuni Maiden fetish by Zuni artist Claudia Peina, made of carved shed antler, with turquoise, coral and jet inlay. It measures 1 1/5" wide , 1 1/4" deep, and 3" tall. Signed on the bottom. This fetish is beautifully carved, characteristic of Claudia Peina's style. A beautiful inlay design with a turquoise inlay necklace and beautiful head dress.
The Corn Maiden helps to bring a healthy corn crop (abundance), which is an important source of food to the Zuni.