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Lucy Pancho, wearing a cloth skirt, shirt, and kerchief, sits outside a house made of adobe and ocotillo sticks. She holds a pottery vessel and several more are at her side, including a large olla with a painted black-on-white scroll design.

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1919-1919

Materials:

Techniques:

Dimensions:

3.25 x 5.5 in.

Cultures:

Akimel O'odham (Pima), American Indians, Native Americans, North America, O'odham, Southwest

City:

Ko Vaya (Cababi), Tohono O'odham Reservation

County:

Pima County

State:

Arizona

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Edward H. Davis owned a ranch outside San Diego, California, and became fascinated with local Indian people. The collection of Native objects he developed attracted the attention of George Heye, who purchased many items from Davis and hired him as a field collector in 1916. Photographs by Davis from southern California and northern Mexico probably accompanied the objects he sold to or collected for MAI.

Source ID:

NMAI_325770

Catalog Number:

P00208

Album Name:

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