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postcard depicting a woman making pottery
  • San Ildefonso peoples
  • postcard depicting a woman making pottery, early 1900s
  • Where object was made: New Mexico, United States
  • photomechanical print
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 138 x 86 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 5 7/16 x 3 3/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 11 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7491

The postcard depicts a woman kneeling on a blanket in front of a whitewashed building. She is wearing a white blouse under a red dress draped over her right shoulder. She is smoothing the opening of a large red pot in front of her. In the proper right corner is a pile of clay and on the proper left corner are several small baskets holding tools and/or pieces of clay.