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Pueblo Bread Bakers

Figure standing w/ arms half raised, wearing a white veil w/ floral pattern in red. Dress red, burnished. Necklace of burnished beads. Beehive shape kiln (H: 5.75" W: 7.75" L: 9.375"), w/ a door with rounded top and round vent hole, on a shaped platform.

Signed

On bottom of feet: Joyce/S Gallegos On kiln bottom: Joyce / 9 / 84 / Sisneros / Gallegos / Santa Clara

Provenance

Purchased by MFA, 1984, from the artist (b. 1944).

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. and Mrs. J. Wallace McMeel

Standing Figure

Native American (Santa Clara Pueblo ), 1984

Object Place

Santa Clara Pueblo, New Mexico

Dimensions

22.9 x 7.0 cm (9 x 2.75 in.)

Accession Number

1984.774

Medium or Technique

Earthenware with slip paint

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware