The Dr. Samuel R. Poliakoff Collection of Western Art

at the Abbeville County Library System, Abbeville, SC

Filters: Jemez Pueblo
Lorraine Chinama
Joseph Gachupin
Laura Gachupin
Mary Small
Andrea Tafoya
Polychrome Jar (#25)

Jemez pottery is eclectic and has largely been re-invented over the last forty years. Until the 1970s most Jemez pottery although of native clay was painted with bright-colored store bought paints— a true tradition of its own. But as the market for Pueblo pottery expanded, many Jemez women showed themselves possessing latent and an inherent talent.


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