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pink giraffe with black dots and green bird
  • Mamie Deschillie
    born: Burnham, Navajo Nation, New Mexico, United States ; died: Farmington, New Mexico, United States ; active: United States
  • pink giraffe with black dots and green bird, late 1900s–2010
  • Where object was made: United States
  • unfired clay, paint, yarn
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 1.5 x 5 x 10 cm
  • Gift of the Thomas D. Galloway Family
  • Not on display
  • 2016.0194

Small figure made from unfired clay. The sculpture depicts a giraffe that is painted in a pink color with black spots. The tail is made from reddish orange yarn. On the giraffe's back there is a blue-green bird with black and white stripes.