Joseph Gachupin Corn Maiden Storyteller

Item No: 30004

$ 375.00

  • Handcrafted by Jemez artist Joseph Gachupin, this contemporary Storyteller figurine depicts a stylized Corn Maiden figure. The Corn Maiden is an important figure in Pueblo culture who brings blessings and good harvests to the people. Her open mouth represents the act of storytelling, while the gray rippling pattern along her body represents corn kernels. The figure’s reverse side symbolizes the corn husk, beautifully painted by hand with traditional rain and cloud symbols. This sculptural Corn Maiden figurine will bring beauty and inspiration to your Native American art collection.

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