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Western Apache Artist
Grass and wood
x 15 3/4 in. ( x 40 cm)
willow shoot and devil's claw
Designs with human figures, crosses and crescents--as in this piece--can be attributed to a religious movement amoung the Western Apache in the early 1900s. use of the sacred number four, or multiples of four, is unusual in Apache art.
-from the Native American Art from the Permanent Collection catalog, 1976
Kay Koeninger and Joanne M. Mack, "Native American Art from the Permanent Collection" (Claremont: Galleries of the Claremont Colleges, 1979), 34, fig. 59.
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This object has the following bibliographic references:
Native American Art from the Permanent Collection.
Native American Art from the Permanent Collection
Galleries of the Claremont Colleges.
Claremont, CA, 1979
Page Number: 34, Figure Number: 59
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