Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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human figure with bow
  • unknown Pueblo maker
  • human figure with bow, late 1900s–1994
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • wood, paint, string, feathers, carving
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 37.5 x 10.5 x 14 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 14 3/4 x 4 1/8 x 5 1/2 in
  • Gift of Carol Chavez
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5954

Standing figure with arms extended in front of him, with a bow in the proper left hand.

Painted black hair with a white feather on head. Wears a long white tunic with red bands on either arm, black lines at waist with white string and black detail at hem with small red triangle and small light blue triangle at front. Trousers are white with an allover pattern of small black lines. Black and white moccasins with two red triangles on each.

Bow in proper left hand is painted yellow and green with a white feather at either end. He holds a brown rattle in the proper right hand with white spots and a small feather tuft.