Item Number: FCMIR17
Category: Mirror-Mirror Case
Materials: Rawhide, pigments, glass, buckskin, tooth, brass beads, shell, tin, lead.
Description: Small envelope style rawhide bag, painted on both sides and beaded on the outside edges. Three drops on the front contain cowrie shells, brass and glass beads, and the tooth of a large predator animal. Tin cones hang from each side. The mirror is held sturdy with thick lead that has been gently hammered into place.
Dimensions: Height 4.5 inches width 5.5 inches
Ex-collection of the Taos artist E.I. Couse
Hanson, James A., Spirits in the Arts: From the Plains and Soutwest Indian Cultures, The Lowell Press, Kansas City, 1994, pp 126
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