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Mary Histia (1891-1973), an Acoma Pueblo potter, posing outside with a painted jar on her head and another in her hand. She wears traditional clothing, including a white cotton apron with lace edging, a wool manta, wrapped boots, and turquoise jewelry.

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1935-1935

Materials:

Techniques:

Dimensions:

3.25 x 4 in.

Cultures:

Acoma Pueblo, American Indians, Keresan Pueblos, Native Americans, North America, Pueblo, Southwest

City:

Acoma Pueblo, Acoma Reservation

County:

Cibola County

State:

New Mexico

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Burton Frasher, Sr. had his first photo studio in Wapato, Washington, and later settled in Pomona, California. He travelled extensively in California, Arizona, Nevada, and New Mexico from about 1915 until the 1950s and published many of his images as postcards under the label Frashers Foto Cards; no other collection history information available.

Source ID:

NMAI_307550

Catalog Number:

P18233

Album Name:

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