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storyteller figure
  • Margaret Trujillo
    active: United States
  • storyteller figure, circa 1979
  • Where object was made: Cochiti Pueblo, New Mexico, United States
  • ceramic, pigment
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 13.5 x 10 x 11 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 5 5/16 x 3 7/8 x 4 5/16 in
  • Gift of Ann P. Schlager
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2748

The seated woman has three children and a cat. The woman has long black hair in two braids. Her eyes are closed and her mouth is open. She is wearing a white shirt with black "X's." Her pants are white. She has a white cat on her left arm, a child wearing a white top with red dots on her left leg, a child covering its eyes on her right leg and another child on her right arm.