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Elva Nampeyo


20th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Ceramic, pigment
Size: 4 7/16 x 4 3/4 x 4 3/4 in. (11.27 x 12.07 x 12.07 cm)
Creation Place: North America, United States, Southwest region
Culture: Hopituh Shinumu (Hopi), North America, United States, Southwest region
Style: 20th century
Inscriptions: Signature and Inscriptionsee Signed on bottom, in brown: [ElYA (sic) / NAMPEYO / (ear of corn)]
Physical Description: small base flaring outward and inward to short neck with wide mouth; orange body decorated with repeating geometric wavelike pattern at and below shoulder in brown and red, with textured details
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Anonymous Gift
Accession Number: 2004.35.15
Artist: Elva Nampeyo, 1926 - 1985
Role: Artist
Nationality: , Tewa
Life Dates: 1926 - 1985
Added to Site: March 1, 2009