110507-08 Early Hopi Indian Cuff / Bracelet
Mid 20th century
5 1/4" w/ 1 1/4" gap to slide wrist through. 1 1/4" wide.
Slightly adjustable in size.
Clouds, native symbol of rain, prosperity, crops and good fortune are positioned in a abstract ancient Sikyátki -style bird body, tail feathers or wings to the left, and birds eye to the right; the short line under the cloud might symbolize the rainbow, and below that is a dance wand which is carried by the Hopi Kachina's during their dance.
Early Hopi overlay is exceptionally hard to find. This is a great piece of art and a fine collectible.
Private Estate Collection - Excellent Condition