The Dr. Samuel R. Poliakoff Collection of Western Art

at the Abbeville County Library System, Abbeville, SC

Polychrome Jar
Anthropomorphic Hopi Polychrome Jar
Anthropomorphic Hopi Polychrome Jar (#17)
Priscilla Namingha (1924–2008)— Hopi-Tewa

A good Pueblo pot is determined by patient preparation of clay and paints in order that they don’t pit, flake off, or dis-color during the firing process. A design should also "fit" onto the pot by accentuating and enhancing its form.


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