Cultural Diverse by Sandy Fife Wilson
Size: 4" x 4 1/4" x 1" in a 9" x 11" x 3" shadowbox
Category: Cultural Diverse
Tribal Affiliation: Muscogee
The rattlesnake was common in Mvskoke art and lore during the Mississippian era. I stylized this Cetto Mekko after the Mississippian rattlesnake and displayed it in a shadowbox. Freshwater pearls are attached to the black mother of pearl shell which I cleaned; ground; cut; polished and carved.