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Figures in the Buffalo dance
  • Ma-pe-wi, artist
    1902–1973
    born: Zia Pueblo, New Mexico, United States ; died: Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States
    C. Szwedzicki, publisher
    active 1929–1952
    active: France
  • Figures in the Buffalo dance, 1932
  • Pueblo Indian Painting Portfolio, Plate 48
  • Where object was made: United States
  • pochoir
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 190 x 275 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 7 1/2 x 10 13/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 375 x 485 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 14 3/4 x 19 1/8 in
  • Transfer from Library
  • Not on display
  • 1987.0223
Description

Three figures in dance costumes and poses. There is a woman in the center (identified as a maiden) in profile; warriors in 3/4 view and 3/4 from behind (to display costumes?). The colors include red, green, white, brown, and black.