Beaded Zuni Maiden

By Ruby Gchachu

This offering is sold.
This amazing little beaded Zuni maiden is ready to hit the open road with you. Created by 94 year old artist Ruby Gchachu, this doll includes all the details. Dressed to the traditional nines, this stylish maiden wears her best slip dress overlaid with a black one shouldered outer dress, called a monta, with coordinating apron and cape. She wears a silver and turquoise squash blossom necklace and has 3 large silver and turquoise pins down the side of her monta dress. Her traditional thick white moccasins are fastened with turquoise pins. She wears her hair tied back into a bun at the back of her head. The versatile split ring at the top of her head allows for adding to a key ring or hanging as a ornament. All together this piece measures 4" long, 2" wide by 1" deep.