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jan 1, 1950 - Black on Black Ceramic Vessel

Description:

Materials: Blackware ceramic
Artist's Name: Maria Martinez and Julian Martinez
Location: Tewa, Puebloan, San Ildefonso Pueblo, New Mexico
Key Points: Before railroad (the 1880s), pots were used for food storage, cooking, and ceremonies. Maria began selling her pots to non-natives for art and non-utilitarian. It was a communal activity. Many helped with the painting, polishing the slip and decorating
Maria was in charge of the shaping. By signing the pots, it increased their value thus helping the community

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Date:

jan 1, 1950
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~ 68 years ago

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