Effigy Vessel


From: New Mexico | San Ildefonso Pueblo

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 58-34-14
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Pueblo | Tewa (Culture)
Provenience New Mexico | San Ildefonso Pueblo
Culture Area Southwest Culture Area
Date Made pre 1906
Section American
Materials Clay

Globular body; head with opening and semi-circular handle originating from base of neck; cream with black designs; head-bill, eyes, two neck bands; breast; stylized down feather represented by rows of dots and semi-circles; handle-straight lines and dashes; stylistic plant form on either side with cloud pattern motif; fire smudges.

Height 17.14 cm
Width 17.14 cm
Depth 16.83 cm
Credit Line Bequest of Elizabeth Smaltz (Mrs. Joseph E.), 1958

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