Lena Boone (1946 - )
Lena Boone is the daughter of Edna Leki, who is believed to have been the first female fetish carver at Zuni, and the granddaughter of Teddy Weahkee. Weahkee became well known for a style of fetish carving that closely resembles historic Zuni forms. His descendants have carried on this tradition.
Lena and her sister, Dinah Gasper, have established reputations as superior carvers, producing both freestanding fetishes and finely crafted fetish necklaces. Lena's daughter Evalina and son Leland are also carvers.
Frog Fetish
Lena Boone
Glass, shell, coral, turquoise, sinew
KMA 2007.53.01
Mole Fetish
Lena Boone

Shell, coral, turquoise, sinew
KMA 2007.54.01
Lena Boone (Zuni)
Mole Fetish
3/4" x 3-7/8"
KMA 2007.43.01C
Lena Boone (Zuni)
Fetish Bowl
Clay, turquoise, oyster shell
5 x 8-3/4
KMA 2006.20.01
Directional Hunting Set
Lena Boone, Rosalie Lunasee, Pete and Dinah Gasper
Alabaster, Marble, Mother-of-pearl, coral, turquoise, Chrysoparse, serpentine, flourite, variscite, sugilite, pipestone, Zuni stone,
Various Dimensions
KMA 2007.43.01


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