• Ceramic bowl

    by Native woman in Isleta, Texas in 1894

    Bowl: ceramic olla, red clay; spherical body, slightly flared rim; polished with a stone; coiled and pinched construction. Dimensions are in inches: width = 0; length = 0; height = 4; diameter = 5

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  • Ceramic cup

    Acoma Pueblo, New Mexico

    Cup: ceramic, black and red geometric design painted in colored slip on white ground; double intertwined handle on side; definite foot, Acoma Pueblo, white clay. Dimensions are in inches: width = 0; l…

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  • Ceramic bowl

    unknown

    Bowl: small ceramic, flattened bulbous body with slightly flared rim, mica mixed with clay for tempering. Dimensions are in inches: width = 0; length = 0; height = 1.750; diameter = 3

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  • Marriage bowl

    Probably Mexican

    Bowl, marriage: earthenware, spherical body, with four spouts; two handles cross at top; painted decoration in red stripes on buff body. Dimensions are in inches: width = 0; length = 0; height = 5.250…

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  • Ceramic pitcher

    Said to have been made near Manitou. (what state?)

    Pitcher: ceramic, black finish on red clay (caused by smothering the fire during firing); small loop handle and spout in front of opening. Dimensions are in inches: width = 0; length = 0; height = 2.5…

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  • Coiled basketry plaque

    Hopi Indians, first or second mesa

    Basket: Hopi coiled basketry plaque; black, brown, and naturally dyed colors in yucca over a bundled grass coil; center is natural, then there is a black coil bordered with a design of 9 petal shapes…

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  • Wall decoration

    unknown

    Wall decoration: shaped like boot, stuffed with wood chips, front of green velvet, heavily ornamented with amber and brown glass beads, and gold colored sequins. Back of brown glazed cotton. Small poc…

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  • Earthenware bowl

    Acoma Pueblo

    Bowl: white earthenware, painted with dark slip on white ground with striped curled design and dark leaves, narrow base, wide shoulder, rather small mouth has a 1.5 interior red band, Pinched construc…

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  • Earthenware bowl

    Maricopa or Isleta Indians

    Bowl: earthenware pot, spherical body, flared rim. Black painted decoration of winding devil's claw on tan ground. Dimensions are in inches: width = 0; length = 0; height = 4; diameter = 4.500

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  • Ceramic dish

    unknown

    Dish: small ceramic, crudely made; appears to have some mica flecks in clay; interior black, whitish exterior; Zuni written in pencil on base. Dimensions are in inches: width = 0; length = 0; height =…

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  • Ceramic bowl

    Pueblo of Santa Domingo

    Bowl: small ceramic, black with polished exterior; from the Pueblo of Santa Domingo (according to printed paper label on side). Dimensions are in inches: width = 0; length = 0; height = 2; diameter =…

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  • Ceramic cup

    Mexican Indians

    Cup: ceramic, made by Mexican potters; rounded lower section; upper half flares slightly to lip; painted orange, red and pink bands and floral decoration; handle on side.Dimensions are in inches: widt…

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  • Coiled basket

    probably Apache

    Basket: large Indian, three rod coiled construction, stitched with yucca, four geometric triangular designs in red, black and purple. Dimensions are in inches: width = 0; length = 0; height = 4.500; d…

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  • Earthenware basket

    Zuni Indians

    Basket: earthenware basket made by Zuni Indians; souvenir of Gallup, New Mexico; rounded bowl, red floral and berry decoration painted on white ground; double intertwined handle at top; 35 cents writt…

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  • Handmade basket

    unknown

    Basket: handmade, Pima or Papago Indians, Yucca and devil's claw or martynia, 5 squares with brown dots.

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  • Splint basket

    by Iroquois Indians

    Basket: handmade, splint basket, plaited with 1/4 inch strips over wider strips (about 1 inch), bottom is all wider strips, two rows of wide splints above waist are dyed green and red and have splint…

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  • Ceramic bowl

    Zuni Indians

    Bowl: small ceramic pot, spherical body with relatively small mouth, flared rim; mica flecks mixed in clay for tempering; marked in white ink; R. A. B., also Zuni, written in white on one side. Dimens…

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  • Earthenware bowl

    Probably Southwestern Indians

    Bowl: black earthenware, with a straight handle across top of spherical body; polished with a stone, fired under a smothering agent. Dimensions are in inches: width = 0; length = 0; height = 2.500; di…

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  • Gallup throw

    by Navajo Indians and sold at Gallup, NM

    Throw: Navajo rug, called a Gallup throw, hand woven of wool in a geometric pattern of zigzagging fields of natural brown, dark brown, beige, then a black outlined central motif of four stepped reserv…

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