Collection: Fenn

Item Number: FCHP232

Category: Pot

Region: Southwest

Tribe: Hopi

Period: 1875-1900

Materials: Clay and pigments

Description: The style of the decoration is called Polacca black-on-yellow. Polacca is a village located on First Mesa, an area that is the easternmost settled part of the Hope reservation. The clay came from the Jeddito Wash.

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 225

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