Collection: Fenn

Item Number: FCHP225

Category: Pot

Region: Southwest

Tribe: Zuni Pueblo

Period: 1825-1850

Materials: Clay and pigments

Description: The Zunis were the first Pueblos visited by the Spanish. Originally consisting of several villages, Zuni is now a single town. Zuni pottery, like that made at Acoma and Laguna, is tempered with crushed potsherds. These old potsherds, sometimes ancient, often serve as inspiration for the potters' designs.

Dimensions: Height 10 inches


Hanson, James A., Spirits in the Arts: From the Plains and Soutwest Indian Cultures, The Lowell Press, Kansas City, 1994, pp 221

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