A:shiwi (Zuni Pueblo). <em>Dragonfly (Shu-ma-ko-lo-wa)</em>, 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)

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

Artist:A:shiwi (Zuni Pueblo)

Medium: Wood, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:19th century

Dimensions: 4 1/2 x 2 3/4 in. (11.4 x 7 cm)



Accession Number: 03.325.3278.1

Image: 03.325.3278.1_acetate_bw.jpg,

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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