University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology

Author: Shawn Tafoya

WaHa-belash adi Kwan tsáawä / Butterflies and Blue Rain

The Language of Contemporary Eastern Pueblo Embroidery

By: Lucy Fowler Williams and Isabel C. Gonzales and Shawn Tafoya

Pueblo people of the American Southwest say that as long as there is Pueblo religion there will be handmade cloth. For many Pueblo textile artists, the practice of making textiles is like the breath of life itself, actively sustaining their Pueblo identity, one stitch at a time. Although embroidered garments and decorative textiles are most […]