Arts of the Americas
Clay, paint, hide
2 x 5 x 2 1/2 in. (5.1 x 12.7 x 6.4 cm) (show scale)
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Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Alastair B. Martin, the Guennol Collection
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Hopi-Tewa Pueblo (Native American). Kneeling Deer, 20th century. Clay, paint, hide, 2 x 5 x 2 1/2 in. (5.1 x 12.7 x 6.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Alastair B. Martin, the Guennol Collection, 1989.10.9. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1989.10.2_1989.10.9_1989.10.8_1989.10._1989.10.5_1989.10.4.jpg)
group, 1989.10.2_1989.10.9_1989.10.8_1989.10._1989.10.5_1989.10.4.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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This is a small, fired clay deer with leather antlers and ears.The leather is painted with a slip. The deer is positioned as if curled in sleep. There are tool marks and fingerprints on the body and incised eyes and nostrils with hide antlers.
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