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blue horse with rider
  • Mamie Deschillie
    1920–2010
    born: Burnham, Navajo Nation, New Mexico, United States ; died: Farmington, New Mexico, United States ; active: United States
  • blue horse with rider, late 1900s–2010
  • Where object was made: United States
  • unfired clay, paint, string, fabric, roving
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 11 x 5 x 10 cm
  • Gift of the Thomas D. Galloway Family
  • Not on display
  • 2016.0182
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Description

Small figure shape from unfired clay. The sculpture depicts a woman wearing a painted on yellow blouse and blue velvet skirt, seated in a brown saddle on the back of a horse that is painted light blue with a yellow mane and black spots on the hindquarters. There is a piece of white string for the reins.