Montoya Johnson, Navajo Sand Painting
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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.
13" (L), 13" (W)