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Seed jar

Native American (Hopi Pueblo)
about 1988
Rachel Sahme Nampeyo (Hopi Pueblo, Polacca (Arizona), born in 1956)


Object Place: Hopi Pueblo (Polacca), Arizona

Dimensions

Overall: 7 x 12.1 x 12.1 cm (2 3/4 x 4 3/4 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2007.643

Medium or Technique

Painted earthenware

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Earthenware

Inscription

"88130" on sticker applied to bottom

Signed

Lightly scratched on underside of bottom: "RS / Nampeyo"

Provenance

the artist; 1988, Robert Nichols Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico; Yousuf Karsh, Ottawa, Canada; Mrs. Yousuf Karsh, Boston, Massachusetts; gift of Mrs. Yousuf Karsh to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 19, 2007)

Credit Line

Gift of Estrellita Karsh in memory of Yousuf Karsh