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1904 Zuni Fetishes Hlewekwe Sword Swallower Fraternity - ORIGINAL ZN1

1904 Zuni Fetishes Hlewekwe Sword Swallower Fraternity - ORIGINAL ZN1

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"Dry Painting, Fetishes, and Wall Decorations of Hlewekwe."

This is an original 1904 color lithograph of the dry painting, fetishes, and wall decorations of the Hlewekwe, the Sword Swallower Fraternity of the Zuni people.

Period Paper has obtained an unusual collection of original color lithographs and halftone prints of images of the A:shiwi or Zuni people and culture of Zuni Pueblo in New Mexico circa 1901-1902. These lithographs and prints include images of Zuni mythology, religious ceremonies and rituals, festivals, the arts, architecture, and various portraits of the Zuni people. This collection will be of special interest to collectors of Native Americana. All images are excellent for framing.

CONDITION

This 107+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging in margins. No creases. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that the small blemish in the top outer border in the digital image is NOT on the item.

  • Product Type: Original Lithograph; Full Color
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 7 x 11 inches; 18 x 28 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

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