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yellow horse with white polka dots and purple bird
  • Mamie Deschillie
    born: Burnham, Navajo Nation, New Mexico, United States ; died: Farmington, New Mexico, United States ; active: United States
  • yellow horse with white polka dots and purple bird, late 1900s–2010
  • Where object was made: United States
  • unfired clay, paint, yarn
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 9 x 4.5 x 11 cm
  • Gift of the Thomas D. Galloway Family
  • Not on display
  • 2016.0191

Small figure made from unfired clay. The sculpture depicts a horse painted yellow, with white mane and white spots on the hindquarters, and with a tail made from yellow and orange yarn. On the horse's back there is a dark purple bird with white stripes.