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owl figure
  • Damacia Cordero
    born: Cochiti Pueblo, New Mexico, United States ; died: Cochiti Pueblo, New Mexico, United States ; active: United States
  • owl figure, mid 1900s
  • Where object was made: New Mexico, United States
  • ceramic, pigment
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 16 x 11 x 11.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 6 1/4 x 4 5/16 x 4 1/2 in
  • Gift of Forrest E. Jones
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2746

The stylized bat figure has pointed ears, and a mammal-like snout rather than a beak. The head is dotted and there are two lines and a zigzag around the neck. The body, wings and legs are covered with stylized feather decorations. The back of the wings and the tail are dotted.