Arts of the Americas
Clay, paint, leather
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Hopi-Tewa Pueblo (Native American). Standing Buffalo, 20th century. Clay, paint, leather, 3 x 4 1/2 in. (7.6 x 11.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Anonymous gift, 1989.10.2. Creative Commons-BY
x-ray, detail, CONS.1989.10.2_1998_xrs_detail01.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 1998
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Compactly modeled buffalo (photo left) standing on four legs with head slightly lowered. Incisions on the back of the two front legs indicate long hair. Neck ruff and beard are moldeled. No hoofs indicated. Leather ears and tail are inserted into the clay.
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