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Indigenous North America Arts

Beige bowl, wider at the top, with a rim formed in a braided pattern.
Hopi
Bowl With Impression of Basket Puki
earthernware
3 1/4 in (8.25 cm)
Gift of Estelle Titiev, from the collection of Mischa Titiev
A nearly cylindrical, dark gray and brown earthenware pot, with somewhat larger diameter at top than bottom and small, knob-like handles on either side near the top. Decorated wtih a line of small circular indentations around the upper portion, in line with the handles. Coarse linear imprints cover the entirety of the pot.
Diné (Navajo)
Navajo Gray Ware Cooking Pot
earthenware
5 15/16 in x 8 11/16 in x 7 1/2 in (15.08 cm x 22.07 cm x 19.05 cm)
Gift of Estelle Titiev, from the collection of Mischa Titiev
Large black-slipped water vessel with donut-like belly, ridges on the shoulder, a wide smooth concave neck, and scalloped flaring lip. 

Olla
earthenware with polished slip finish
10 3/4 in (27.31 cm)
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
Wooden, approximately oval-shaped bowl with inset brass eyes on one end, making it look like an animal. 
Northeastern Woodlands
Feast Bowl
wood and brass tacks
10 3/4 in x 7 in x 4 1/2 in (27.31 cm x 17.78 cm x 11.43 cm)
Museum purchase made possible by a gift from Helmut Stern
Shallow brown bowl with uneven rim, brown slip design on the outside and inside. 
Pueblo
Bowl
brown slip on earthenware
4 in (10.1 cm)
Gift of Estelle Titiev, from the collection of Mischa Titiev
Red rug with black, white, yellow, and blue geometric designs. Two vertically oriented diamond shapes in the center. White and yellow stepped patterns moving towards the sides and blue and white triangular shapes forming a pattern as a border.
Diné (Navajo)
Rug, Ganado style
synthetic dyes on wool

Gift of Mr. Avery Z. Eliscu
Terracotta bottle with a bulbous belly and a long cylindrical neck. Black ash firing finish on entire bottle with ethched geometric design on belly.
Caddo; Mississippian
Ceremonial Tall Necked Bottle
black ash firing finish on terracotta
6 1/8 in x 4 1/4 in (15.56 cm x 10.8 cm)
Museum Purchase
This mug-sized vessel has a bulbous body, a narrower tall neck, and handle. It is beige with black painted geometric and striped design.
Pueblo
Red Mesa Black-on-White Bird Effigy Vessel
mineral paint on earthenware
3 11/16 in x 2 1/2 in x 3 11/16 in (9.37 cm x 6.35 cm x 9.37 cm)
Gift of Estelle Titiev, from the collection of Mischa Titiev
Bulbous bowl in dark and light browns on the outside, black interior. Patterns of scrolls, circles, and dots around the exterior.
Caddo; Mississippian
Ceremonial Hodges Engraved Style Bowl
terracotta with black ash firing finish and etched design
3 15/16 in (10 cm)
Museum Purchase
Large rectangular beaded bag with wide shoulder strap. Body of bag is white with a blue and yellow floral motif. Top of bag is black with floral design. Strap is white with floral design. Red and black fringe on the bottom.
Ojibwa
Bandolier Bag
printed cotton, black velvet, wool cloth, red wool yarn and glass trade beads
42 15/16 in x 13 11/16 in (109 cm x 34.7 cm)
Gift of Mrs. John Alexander
Light brown ceramic rectangular tile with a human-esque figure on the front in darker brown and red. Small hole pierced at the top and the bottom edges.
Artist Unknown; Hopi
Tile with One-Legged Katsina
colored slip on earthenware
6 3/16 x 4 1/8 x 7/16 in. (15.6 x 10.4 x 1 cm)
Gift of Estelle Titiev, from the collection of Mischa Titiev
This is a wide-bellied, small pot with slightly concave shoulders. The pot's mouth is slighlty wider than the foot. A black pattern is painted on a white surface: this complex, linear design starts with a very small triangular path and winds around itself again and again like a maze. Mazes meet to form eight-pointed intersecting star pattern.
Lucy Martin Lewis
Miniature Olla
white slip and mineral paints on clay
4 1/8 in (10.5 cm)
Anonymous Gift

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110 Collection Object Sources

Olla (1955/1.145)
Feast Bowl (1985/2.57)
Bowl (1984/2.16)
Bandolier Bag (1984/2.5)
Miniature Olla (1991/2.57)
Bowl (1984/2.11)
Pot (1984/2.20)
Untitled vessel (2002/2.119)
Wishham Bowl (1987/1.198)
Wishham Beadwork (1987/1.200)
Untitled (Cactus) (2008/2.237)
Pot (1991/1.88)
Ceramic Bowl (1984/2.17)
Untitled (2008/2.236)
Seven Kiowah Men (2002/1.208)
Kiva (2013/2.83)
Man Standing (1959/2.87)
Walrus (1959/2.88)
Walrus (1961/1.164)
Toggle (1984/1.256)
Third Dream (2010/2.45)
First Mystery (2010/2.44)
Walrus Hunter (1979/2.140)
Woman (1959/1.79)
Sun Owl (1964/2.103)
Ancient Head (1987/1.169)
Box of Visions (1983/1.101.7)
Votive Offering (1983/1.101.3)
Coyote (1957/1.109)
Composition (1951/2.43)
Hat Makers (1964/2.42)
Head (1948/1.24)
Pulqueria (1954/1.161)
Composition (1968/1.94)
Textile (1930.50)
Marching Women (1948/1.72)
Unemployed (1948/1.73)
Flower Vendor (1983/1.274)
El Mercado (1950/1.172)
Ah Puch (1958/1.102)
Angel of Death (1958/1.103)
Ixtaccíhuatl (1958/1.106)
Child Mother (1958/1.111)
Mayan Trio (1983/1.275)
Seated Figure (1983/1.355)
Seated figure (1983/1.356)
Figure (1983/2.197)
A Woman (1985/1.106)
Blanket (1985/2.66)
Oppression (2004/1.118)
Baby (2002/1.191)

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