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Horse Mask

Juanita Growing Thunder Fogarty Native American

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The design for this traditional horse mask came to Juanita Growing Thunder Fogarty in a dream. She recalled, “The designs were very vivid . . . I immediately sketched out what I had seen, and I had a strong feeling that this piece had to be made. When things come to me like this, I really try my best to make them like I saw them, to honor the design. Sometimes the meanings are unclear to me when I am working, but later they make sense.”

Horse Mask, Juanita Growing Thunder Fogarty (Native American, Assiniboine-Sioux, born California, 1969), Native-tanned leather, porcupine quills, glass beads, turkey feathers, wool cloth, brass buttons, brass rings, silk ribbon, Assiniboine-Sioux

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