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Bowl

Native American (Santa Clara Pueblo )
about 1950
Maria Tafoya (Native American, 1925–1983(?))


Object Place: Santa Clara, New Mexico, United States

Dimensions

7.62 x 29.21 x 22.86 cm (3 x 11 1/2 x 9 in.)

Accession Number

1993.734

Medium or Technique

Earthenware with polished slip paint

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Earthenware

Reduction fired, burnished earthenware. Low black burnished bowl with stylized rope handles. Loss of burnished section appears inside of bowl.

Signed

Incised faintly on base: Mary Tafoya / Santa Clara

Markings

Paper label on base: From the Pueblo of Santa Clara.

Provenance

Margret Craver Withers collection (acquired in Mexico and Guatemala) by 1972; to MFA, November 1993, gift of Margret Craver Withers.

Credit Line

Gift of Margret Craver Withers