Detail View: C. Szwedzicki: The North American Indian Works: Corn Dance Figures

Work Record ID: 
37
Reproduction Record ID: 
37
Work Class: 
depictions
Work Type: 
print
Title: 
Pueblo Indian painting; 50 reproductions of watercolor paintings by Indian artists of the New Mexican pueblos of San Ildefonso and Sia
Title Type: 
collective title
Title: 
Corn Dance Figures
Title Type: 
constructed title
Measurements: 
8.55 x 11.90 in (21.72 x 30.23 cm) on sheet 14.70 x 19.35 in (37.34 x 49.15 cm)
Measurement Type: 
dimensions
Material: 
paper (fiber product)
Material Type: 
support
Inscription: 
Above Image Right: 5 [Plate Number]
Inscription: 
Below Image Right: Oqwa Pi
Creator: 
Sanchez, Abel, 1899-1971
Creator Dates: 
1899-1971
Creator Nationality: 
San Ildefonso
Creator Name Variant: 
Red Cloud (Oqwa Pi)
Creator Type: 
personal name
Creator Role: 
painter
Date: 
1932
Repository: 
Archives and Rare Books Library, University Libraries, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio
Repository Type: 
current repository
ID Number: 
ARB RB Oversize E98.A7 P88
ID Number Type: 
call number
ID Number: 
5
ID Number Type: 
plate number
Style Period: 
Indian art--North America
Style Period: 
Pueblo (Native American style)
Culture: 
Native American
Culture: 
Hopi (Hopitu)
Culture: 
San Ildefonso
Subject: 
Breechcloths
Subject: 
Face painting
Subject: 
Feathers
Subject: 
Hairdressing
Subject: 
Moccasins
Subject: 
Wristbands
Subject: 
Armbands
Subject: 
Dancers
Subject: 
Necklaces
Subject: 
Rattles
Subject: 
Kilts
Subject: 
Leaves
Subject: 
Sashes (Costume)
Subject: 
Mantas (Clothing)
Subject: 
Clowns
Subject: 
Corn dance
Subject: 
Parrots
Subject: 
Pueblo dance
Subject: 
Tablita headdresses
Related Work: 
Alexander, Hartley Burr, 1873-1939. Pueblo Indian painting; 50 reproductions of watercolor paintings by Indian artists of the New Mexican pueblos of San Ildefonso and Sia, with introduction and notes by Dr. Hartley Burr Alexander. Nice (France): C. Szwedzicki, [c1932].
Description: 
From Pueblo Indian Painting. p. 14: Highly conventionalized figures of type participants in the great Corn Dance. The foremost figure represents a clown, in this dance personating the spirit of the Ancients or possibly a Fertility Demon. The central figure shows the costume worn by the women in this dance, with the cosmcs "tablita" emblem of sky-touched earth, as head-dress. The figure of the male dancer wears as crest the parrot plumes, sacred to the Zenith. Drawn by...toward thirty years of age.
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