A pottery tile by Hopi artist, Rachel Sahmie. This tile depicts Polik-Mana, the Butterfly Maiden. 5 1/2″ tall x 4 3/8″ wide. Hand formed and painted with the warm Hopi pigments, the back of the tile has Rachel’s symbol which could be either a loose capital “B” or “13” but this mark is said to be Rachel’s. In excellent old condition.
Hopi tile by Rachel Sahmie, Polik Mana
Hopi tile, Kachina Polik Mana by Rachel Sahmie