Squash blossom painting | India ink on paper | Black mat
Celebrate this ubiquitous symbol of cowgirls and Navajo silversmiths with an original ink painting. Adopted from Moorish Spain and North African motifs, the bells of the squash blossom represent pomegranates with the crescent shaped naja taking on meanings of fertility and protection against the evil eye.
Helping hands squash blossom painting by Western artist Gina Teichert
India ink on bristol paper
Turquoise and black
Artwork size: 12x 9 in (30.5 x 22.8 cm)
Mat size: 14x11 in (35.5 x 28 cm)