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Storyteller

Native American (Cochiti Pueblo)
1985
Seferina Ortiz (Shaht'ey mitz or A Name For a Lady) (Native American, born in 1931)


Object Place: Cochiti, New Mexico, United States

Dimensions

23.2 x 13.1 x 20.7 cm (9 1/8 x 5 3/16 x 8 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1985.455

Medium or Technique

Earthenware with slip paint

On View

Native North America Gallery (Gallery LG34)

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Earthenware

Large male figure with seven smaller figures attached, polychrome.

Signed

On bottom of proper left foot in script: Seferina Ortiz / Cochiti Pueblo / 1985

Provenance

Purchased by MFA, August 31,1985, from the artist.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by a friend of the Department of American Decorative Arts and Sculpture