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Pueblo Bread Bakers
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.)
Medium or Technique
Earthenware with slip paint
Not On View
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).
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. J. Wallace McMeel