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Pueblo Bread Bakers

Standing Figure

Native American (Santa Clara Pueblo )
Artist Joyce Sisneros Gallegos (Native American, born at Santa Clara Pueblo, in 1944)

Object Place: Santa Clara Pueblo, New Mexico


22.9 x 7.0 cm (9 x 2.75 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Earthenware with slip paint

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art



Figure standing w/ arms half raised, wearing a white veil w/ floral pattern in red. Dress red, burnished. Necklace of burnished beads. Beehive shape kiln (H: 5.75” W: 7.75” L: 9.375”), w/ a door with rounded top and round vent hole, on a shaped platform.


On bottom of feet: Joyce/S Gallegos
On kiln bottom: Joyce / 9 / 84 / Sisneros / Gallegos / Santa Clara


Purchased by MFA, 1984, from the artist (b. 1944).

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. and Mrs. J. Wallace McMeel