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Auction 125, Lot 869

"[Lot of 16 - Zuni Indian Ceremonies]", U.S. Gov't Printing Office

Subject: Native Americans

Period: 1904 (published)

Publication: 23rd Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology

Color: Printed Color

5.5 x 8.5 inches
14 x 21.6 cm

Beautiful set of collotype prints from Matilda Cox Stevenson's "The Zuni Indians: Their Mythology, Esoteric Fraternities, and Ceremonies". These prints consist of masks, religious artifacts, altars and people in ceremonial dress. The twelve mask plates which show a single mask are particularly appealing and often seen framed for display. All in lovely, full color. Set of sixteen plates with the fine color and image quality characteristic of the collotype process.


Condition: A

Beautiful color. At edge is a small paste line from binding that is well away from image.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $230

Closed on 9/24/2008