'Girl With the Abalone Earrings' . 14 x 11 . oil on linen panel
© 2017 kay eneim
This North American Indian girl was of the Tsawatenok tribe of the Pacific Northwest, circa 1914.
Her earrings, made from abalone shells, were something only the nobility of her tribe could wear.
I found her to be stunningly beautiful. I loved painting her.