Standing tall and proud, a traditional corn maiden carries another, smaller maiden within its husk in this stunning depiction by Jemez potter Carol Lucero Gachupin. Painted in buff, black, red, peach, turquoise, and white, this lovely piece features several incredible details, including large corn kernels along the front of the larger maiden and smaller kernels along the body of the smaller maiden. Each wears a clay necklace painted turquoise around her neck, with the larger maiden’s necklace also showcasing a turquoise and white shell. Each’s maiden’s cheeks are rosy and mouths open, while each husk features a buff backdrop painted in traditional feather and weather patterns in black. 8 1/2″ tall x 2 3/8″ wide x 3″ deep.