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sandpainting of four sacred plants
  • unknown Diné (Navajo) maker
  • sandpainting of four sacred plants, 1979
  • Where object was made: Tohatchi, New Mexico, United States
  • sand, wood
  • Gift of Dr. Lucy J. McAllister
  • Not on display
  • C2017.012

Sand painting made from ground pigments applied to a wood board. There are four plants radiating out from the center. They are identified as corn, squash, tobacco, and beans, according to a hand written inscription on the back.