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Storyteller Figure


Helen Cordero


20th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
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Medium: Sculpture | Ceramic, pigment
Size: 11 1/2 x 5 3/4 x 9 1/2 in. (29.21 x 14.61 x 24.13 cm)
Creation Place: North America, United States, Southwest region, New Mexico, Cochiti
Culture: Cochiti Pueblo, North America, United States, Southwest region, New Mexico
Style: 20th century
Inscriptions: Signature; Inscription; Sticker on bottom, in black: [Helen Cordero/ Cochiti, NMex]; on bottom, on sticker: [92A]
Physical Description: seated figure with legs outstretched, mouth open, eyes closed; 4 smaller figures sit on larger figure's legs; black and brown pigments
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Kenneth and Sally Leafman Appelbaum
Accession Number: 2003.228.64
Artist: Helen Cordero, 1915 - 1994
Role: Artist
Nationality: , Cochiti Pueblo
Life Dates: 1915 - 1994
Added to Site: March 1, 2009