Carved by Manuel Montoya, this is the biggest Cordova cat I’ve seen! He’s carved of cottonwood and is 13 3/4″ long, 4 1/2″ tall x 2″ wide. The geometric decoration is striking and dramatic, even to the fine chips carved behind each of his ears. Signed by Manuel on his tummy.
Cordova carved cat, New Mexico folk art
New Mexican folk art, from the village of Cordova, a lovely, large cat