Hummingbird, The Passive Warrior, Amulet Pouch

  • Jody Stewart-Keller, Hummingbird, The Passive Warrior, Amulet Pouch, 1996, stitched and woven glass beads, Austrian crystal beads, jade beads, and sterling silver, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist in memory of her great-great-grandmother, Annie Crippin, Ojibwa, 1997.110

Execution Date

“In myth and legend, the hummingbird is known as the passive warrior. Depicted in the design gathering nectar, the hummingbird is the essence of stillness in motion.” Artist’s statement

Title
Hummingbird, The Passive Warrior, Amulet Pouch
Artist
Date
1996
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
16 3/4 x 4 1/8 x 3/4 in. (42.5 x 10.5 x 1.9 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of the artist in memory of her great-great-grandmother, Annie Crippin, Ojibwa

Mediums
Mediums Description
stitched and woven glass beads, Austrian crystal beads, jade beads, and sterling silver
Classifications
Keywords
  • Landscape – plant – flower
  • Animal – bird – hummingbird
Object Number
1997.110
Palette
Linked Open Data
Linked Open Data URI

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