Harmon

Dublin Core

Title

Harmon

Description

This collection contains ceramics from a variety of Native American groups, including the Zuni, Acoma, Isleta, Zia, Santo Domingo, Tesuque, San Ildefonso, Santa Clara, San Juan, Picuris, and Taos.

The collection was accompanied by maps of the area, postcards, photographs, magazine/news articles, a typewritten lecture to accompany the pottery and 22 Atchinson, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway calendar pictures depicting Indians and the area.

The Harmon Collection also contains garments from the Cuna Indians of San Blas, Panama

Contributor

Lucy Harmon (previously in English Department at SUNY Geneseo)

Items in the Harmon Collection

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Bowl, white with brown painted decorations. Label Description: "30" "Acoma" painted on bottom.

Acoma pottery is known for being intricately decorated. The pieces are also generally large, and used for storage purposes.

Further information can…

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Saucer, tan with painted decorations. Flower in center of saucer. Label Description: "ZIA Pueblo P. HI".

Further information can be found in the Harmon Collection information folder.


Old Accession Number: H-PT-UNKNOWN-SWNAI-24.

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Large, shallow bowl, triangular pattern on inside. Label Description: "Sanjuan" "75 cents".

Further information can be found in the Harmon Collection information folder.


Old Accession Number: H-PT-UNKNOWN-SWNAI-23.

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Bowl, black with artist's name "Isabel". Label description: "San Ildephonso", "Pueblo" etched in bottom.

The San Ildefonso Pueblo is famous for their red and black-on-black pottery perfected by Maria Martinez. Their pottery is not highly…

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Pot/ gold colored bowl. Label Description: "Taos- all the gold". Taos Pueblo 1941- in ink on side.

Taos Pueblo (like Picuris) is known for producing unpainted clay cooking ware flecked with mica.

Further information can be found in the Harmon…

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Two spouted pitcher. "Marriage Vase", white with brown decoration. Label Description: "San Domingo".

Further information can be found in the Harmon Collection information folder.


Old Accession Number: H-PT-UNKNOWN-SWNAI-32.

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Bowl, white with brown painted decoration. Label Description: "35" in pencil, Acoma painted on base.

Acoma pottery is known for being intricately decorated. The pieces are also generally large, and used for storage purposes.

Further…

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Dark brown ladle or scoop. Label Description: "Taos".

Taos Pueblo (like Picuris) is known for producing unpainted clay cooking ware flecked with mica.

Further information can be found in the Harmon Collection information folder.

Old…

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Small brown bowl. Label Description: "15" Zia Pueblo 1941- in ink on side.

Further information can be found in the Harmon Collection information folder.

Old Accession Number: H-PT-UNKNOWN-SWNAI-29.

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Bowl with painted decorations of bright colors. Label Description: "Tesuque Pueblo" ink on bottom.

Tesuque pottery was described as cheap and gaudy, made to appeal to tourists, they were also known for their distinctive clay Rain god. Both these…