Tewa Silk Screen Print Leaping Deer - Pop Chalee
Tewa Silk Screen Print Leaping Deer - Pop Chalee. This print measures 5.5''Hx6''W and is mounted on cardboard under a mat that has wear and stains. Pop Chalee, also known as Merina Lujan (1906-1993), was an American painter, muralist, performer, and singer. Pop Chalee was born Merina Lujan on March 20, 1906 in Castle Gate, Utah. Her father, Joseph Cruz Lujan was from Taos and her mother Merea Margherete Luenberger, was predominately Swiss. Pop Chalee, which means Blue Flower, is a Tiwa name given to her by her Taos grandmother soon after birth.