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Southwest

The collection of over 800 objects from the Southwest ranges from ancient pottery to contemporary art. The cultures represented include the A:shiwi, Diné, Apache, Hopi, Yuma, Maricopa, Hualapai, Tohono O’odham, and all of the Pueblos.

Pump Drill for Drilling Beads
Edmund Nequatewa, American / Hopi, 1880 - 1969
Pump Drill for Drilling Beads
1962
163.3.14964
Small Seed Jar
Fannie Nampeyo, American / Hopi, about 1902 - 1987
Small Seed Jar
1964
164.42.15514
Seed Jar
Nellie Nampeyo, American / Hopi, about 1894 - 1979
Seed Jar
about 1964
164.42.15515
Miniature Seed Jar
Leah Nampeyo, American / Hopi, 1928 - 1974
Miniature Seed Jar
1963-1964
164.42.15516
Miniature Seed Jar
Elva Nampeyo, American / Hopi, 1926 - 1985
Miniature Seed Jar
1963-1964
164.42.15517
Runner's Plaque (Awarded to Elmer Lomahaitewa)
Hopi
Runner's Plaque (Awarded to Elmer Lomahaitewa)
about 1964
164.42.15529
Silver Pin
Billy Rae Hawee, American / Hopi, 1937 - 1982
Silver Pin
1969
170.5.24903
Silver Pendant and Chain
Eldon James, American / Hopi, 1934 - 1979
Silver Pendant and Chain
1969
170.5.24904
Silver Belt Buckle
Preston Monongya, American / Hopi, 1927 - 1987
Silver Belt Buckle
1969
170.5.24936
Vessel depicting the Water Spirit Avanyu
Severa Gutierrez Tafoya, American / Santa Clara Pueblo, 1890 - 1973
Vessel depicting the Water Spirit Avanyu
about 1930-1950
177.9.25689
Jar
Julian Martinez, American / San Ildefonso Pueblo, 1897 - 1943
Jar
about 1930
2001.12.34009
Jar
Nona Naha, American / Hopi, born 1958
Jar
about 1994
2001.12.34010
Jar
Steve Lucas, American / Hopi, born 1955
Jar
about 1995
2001.12.34011
Spider Pot
Steve Lucas, American / Hopi, born 1955
Spider Pot
about 1995
2001.12.34012
Storage Jar
Lonnie Vigil, American / Nambé Pueblo, born 1949
Storage Jar
Fall 1992
2002.55.35522
Jar
Julian Martinez, American / San Ildefonso Pueblo, 1897 - 1943
Jar
about 1923-1925
2005.9
Evergreen
Robert "Spooner" Marcus, American / San Juan Pueblo, born 1975
Evergreen
2007
2007.31
Ground Zero
Victor Masayesva, Jr., American / Hopi, born 1951
Ground Zero
negative 1998; print 2007
2007.37.2
Jar
Alice Cling, American / Diné, born 1946
Jar
2006
2007.38
Peaceful Serenity
Allan C. Houser, American / Chiricahua Apache, 1914 - 1994
Peaceful Serenity
1992
2007.56
Vessel with Heartline Deer
Lucy M. Lewis, American / Acoma Pueblo, 1898/1902 - 1992
Vessel with Heartline Deer
ca. early 1960s
2008.4.14
Forbidden Love [two weaving set]
Sierra Teller Ornelas, American / Diné, born 1981
Forbidden Love [two weaving set]
January-July 2009
2009.54
Taza
Allan C. Houser, American / Chiricahua Apache, 1914 - 1994
Taza
1991
2009.70
Bowl
Margaret Tafoya, American / Santa Clara Pueblo, 1904 - 2001
Bowl
mid-20th century
2009.94
Pod Mound
Diego Romero, American / Cochiti Pueblo, born 1964
Pod Mound
2010
2010.54
Chief's Blankets: Phase One; Phase Two; Phase Three
Barbara Teller Ornelas, American / Diné, born 1954
Chief's Blankets: Phase One; Phase Two; Phase Three
2010
2010.71
Jar
Elsie Routzen, American (Acoma Pueblo), 1934 - 2002
Jar
collected in 1970s-1980s
2013.91.3
Bowl
Nampeyo, American, 1858/1859 - 1942
Bowl
early 1890s
34.37.6004
Model of a House and Car
San Ildefonso Pueblo (P'o-Woh-Ge-Owinge)
Model of a House and Car
about 1900
42.12.8086
Seed Jar
Nampeyo, American, 1858/1859 - 1942
Seed Jar
1900-1910
42.12.8107
Pouch
Jicarilla Apache
Pouch
about 1890
43.25.8600
Case for Feathers
Jicarilla Apache
Case for Feathers
late 19th century
44.18.8801
Wedding Jar (Double Spouted pitcher)
San Juan Pueblo (Ohkay-Owingeh)
Wedding Jar (Double Spouted pitcher)
about 1900
46.17.10037
Models of Woman's Boot Top Moccasins
Isleta Pueblo (Sieh-Wibag)
Models of Woman's Boot Top Moccasins
collected 1903-1907
46.17.10050
Water Jar (Olla), Depicting Rainbow Arching over Crosshatched Elements
Acoma Pueblo (Aco-Mah)
Water Jar (Olla), Depicting Rainbow Arching over Crosshatched Elements
about 1900
46.17.10066
Water Jar (Olla)
Acoma Pueblo (Aco-Mah)
Water Jar (Olla)
about 1900
46.17.10078
Bowl, Depicting Migration Design
Nampeyo, American, 1858/1859 - 1942
Bowl, Depicting Migration Design
about 1907
46.17.10111
Brocaded Sash
Hopi
Brocaded Sash
collected 1905
46.17.10121
Clay Figure with Hair, Carrying a Pot on Her Head
Quechan (Yuma / Cuchan)
Clay Figure with Hair, Carrying a Pot on Her Head
collected about 1904
46.17.10138
Handled Jar with Twin FIgurines astride opposite sides
Mojave (Mohave)
Handled Jar with Twin FIgurines astride opposite sides
collected about 1904
46.17.10151
Chief's Blanket
Diné (Navajo)
Chief's Blanket
1880-1900
46.17.10748
Rug
Diné (Navajo)
Rug
1880-1900
46.17.10754
Lace Cloth
Isleta Pueblo (Sieh-Wibag)
Lace Cloth
collected 1903-1907
46.17.10880
Plaque, Man in Maze Design
Akimel O'odham (Pima)
Plaque, Man in Maze Design
about 1900
46.17.9421
Grain Tray
Akimel O'odham (Pima)
Grain Tray
about 1900
46.17.9427
Jar shaped basket
Akimel O'odham (Pima)
Jar shaped basket
about 1907
46.17.9452
Basket
Chiricahua Apache
Basket
collected 1905
46.17.9481
Horse Saddle Bag
Mescalero Apache
Horse Saddle Bag
about 1900
46.17.9959
Seed Jar
Piipaash (Maricopa)
Seed Jar
collected 1907
46.17.9999
Dough Bowl, depicting Diagonally Quarter paneled Deisgn with Ovoids
Santo Domingo Pueblo (K'i-Wa)
Dough Bowl, depicting Diagonally Quarter paneled Deisgn with Ovoids
about 1890
50.42.12473
Basket
Western Apache
Basket
about 1900
51.27.12829
Bowl
Maria Martinez, American / San Ildefonso Pueblo, 1887 - 1980
Bowl
1926
55.46.13504
Storage Jar
A:shiwi (Zuni)
Storage Jar
late 19th century
987.61.26901
Apache Pull-Toy
Bob Haozous, American / Chiricahua Apache / Diné, born 1943
Apache Pull-Toy
1988
S.989.17
Rain Dance - Annual Fiesta - Zia Pueblo
Velino Shije Herrera (Ma-Pe-Wi), American / Zia Pueblo, 1902 - 1973
Rain Dance - Annual Fiesta - Zia Pueblo
about 1927
W.935.1.80
Buffalo Dance
Tonita Vigil Pena (Quah Ah), American / San Ildefonso Pueblo, 1893 - 1949
Buffalo Dance
about 1925-1926
W.935.1.85
Basket Dance
Tonita Vigil Pena (Quah Ah), American / San Ildefonso Pueblo, 1893 - 1949
Basket Dance
c. 1930-31
W.935.1.86
Rainbow and Deer Design
Awa Tsireh (Alfonso Roybal), American / San Ildefonso Pueblo, 1898 - 1955
Rainbow and Deer Design
1925-1930
W.935.1.96
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