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blue green elephant with black and white bird
  • Mamie Deschillie
    born: Burnham, Navajo Nation, New Mexico, United States ; died: Farmington, New Mexico, United States ; active: United States
  • blue green elephant with black and white bird, late 1900s–2010
  • Where object was made: United States
  • unfired clay, paint
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 9 x 4.5 x 13.5 cm
  • Gift of the Thomas D. Galloway Family
  • Not on display
  • 2016.0187

A blue-green elephant stands with a black and white bird on its back. The elephant’s mouth is open. The bird on its back has a slightly hooked beak. Both animals are facing in the same direction.