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Dragonfly (Shu-ma-ko-lo-wa)

Arts of the Americas

MEDIUM Wood, pigment
DATES 19th century
DIMENSIONS 4 1/2 x 2 3/4 in. (11.4 x 7 cm)  (show scale)
COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 03.325.3278.1
CREDIT LINE Museum Expedition 1903, Museum Collection Fund
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CAPTION She-we-na (Zuni Pueblo) (Native American). Dragonfly (Shu-ma-ko-lo-wa), 19th century. Wood, pigment, 4 1/2 x 2 3/4 in. (11.4 x 7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1903, Museum Collection Fund, 03.325.3278.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 03.325.3278.1_acetate_bw.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 03.325.3278.1_acetate_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Painted a reddish color, this wooden dragon fly has a straight body, round head, and two inset cross pieces on the body for wings. The antennae are straw. There are six evenly spaced painted stripes on each wing and four stripes around the tail. See also 03.325.7278.2
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