Montoya Johnson, Navajo Sand Painting

Montoya Johnson


Montoya Johnson, Navajo Sand Painting. There is a damaged spot on the top right corner and a few white marks on this piece, as shown. 

The note on the back of this piece reads

"Yei" Male. Round head yei is a male. It represented as a elongate straight body figure made for certain rituals believed to aid in the treatment of an ailing member of the tribe. Montoya Johnson, Sheep Spring, Tohatehi, N. Mex.

Approximate Dimensions:
13" (L), 13" (W)

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