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yellow chicken with human rider
  • Mamie Deschillie
    born: Burnham, Navajo Nation, New Mexico, United States ; died: Farmington, New Mexico, United States ; active: United States
  • yellow chicken with human rider, late 1900s–2010
  • Where object was made: United States
  • unfired clay, paint, string
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 10 x 6 x 6.5 cm
  • Gift of the Thomas D. Galloway Family
  • Not on display
  • 2016.0193

Small figure made from unfired clay. The sculpture depicts a chicken that is painted yellow, with red comb. On the chicke's back is a human figure wearing a black shirt, purple pants, and purple hat.