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Snake Dance performer
  • Awa Tsireh, artist
    1898–1955, active 1915–1955
    born: San Ildefonso Pueblo, New Mexico, United States ; active: United States
    C. Szwedzicki, publisher
    active 1929–1952
    active: France
  • Snake Dance performer, 1932
  • Pueblo Indian Painting Portfolio, Plate 43
  • Where object was made: United States
  • pochoir
  • Paper Type: cream
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 285 x 118 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 11 1/4 x 4 5/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 487 x 375 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 19 1/8 x 14 3/4 in
  • Transfer from Library
  • Not on display
  • 1987.0225
Description

Figure on a beige landscape. There is a single dancer in a costume holding a snake. He is in profile facing left and wearing red and black. The snake is yellow.