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white buffalo with blue green bird
  • Mamie Deschillie
    1920–2010
    born: Burnham, Navajo Nation, New Mexico, United States ; died: Farmington, New Mexico, United States
  • white buffalo with blue green bird, late 1900s–2010
  • Where object was made: United States
  • unfired clay, paint, roving
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 8 x 4.5 x 11.5 cm
  • Gift of the Thomas D. Galloway Family
  • Not on display
  • 2016.0189
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Description

A white buffalo stands with a blue-green bird on its back. The buffalo has a white fuzzy material on its front legs, shoulders, and neck. The bird faces the opposite direction of the buffalo and has a yellow crest and yellow wings.