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Chemehuevi small basket;  In the early 20th century, the Chemehuevi Indians were a small tribe living in the Mojave Desert (approximately 350 people). In spite of the very harsh environment, they wove ..
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San Ildefonso black bowl by Maria Martinez;  signed Maria Poveka excellent condition   This bowl is beautifully formed. Maria was able to achieve a gunmetal finish on this bowl, something that is very difficult when..
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Acoma four color pottery jar;  This polychrome (tetrachrome or 4 color) Acoma/Laguna jar has two rainbow bands that flow parallel through the design, from the neck down to the lower body, framed by areas th..
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Zuni early channel-inlay pin/brooch;  This very beautiful brooch is an example of early Zuni channel work, which began in the 1930s. With wonderful design and high-quality lapidary work, this pin exemplifies the b..
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Zuni pictorial jar with heartline deer;  Formerly in a private collection, this Zuni jar  with classic heart line deer has all the charm that one expects of an 1870s Zuni pot. (Deer are sometimes also ..
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Navajo sandpainting rug;  The textile offered here is a very rare early sandpainting rug. It represents the 8th day of the Nightway Ceremony.   The Navajo believe that people should be in bal..
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Navajo Transitional blanket;  "Transitional" refers to the period when Navajo weavers begin to weave rugs rather than blankets, in response to  changes brought by the coming of the railroad to the Sou..
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Panamint pictorial bottleneck basket;  In spite of living in Death Valley with its harsh conditions, the Shoshone Panamint Indians wove beautiful baskets.  In response to commercial trade which arrived al..
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Santa Clara incised pottery jar;  This jar was made by Camilio Tafoya. The brother of Margaret Tafoya, Camilio developed the method of incising coiled pottery made out of native clay.  This method continu..
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Shoshone Panamint basketry bowl;  The Shoshone Panamint Indians live in a very hostile environment, Death Valley. Yet, their baskets have always been desired as examples of some of the finest basketry weaving ..
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Ute tail or paint bag;  The Ute Indians lived in Colorado, Utah, and New Mexico during the 19th century. Being a migratory group on horseback, their clothing and utensils necessarily had to travel ea..
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Zuni pottery jar;  As Dwight Lanmon and Francis Harlow state in their book, The Pottery of Zuni Pueblo, there were still some potters at Zuni in the 1920s-1930s who were making quality pott..
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Vintage Taxco earrings by Spratling;  William Spratling, a renowned architect from the US, was drawn to Taxco, Mexico after to Mexican Revolution. He is generally credit with having been the spearhead for the revi..
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Brooch by Hector Aguilar;  Complex three-dimensional brooch in the form of a rose. Hallmarks indicate it was made at Taller Borda by Hector Aguilar or one of his silver designers. We think there is a st..
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Antique Hopi coiled tray with Polik Mana;  The Hopi on Second Mesa have a long tradition of weaving coiled baskets out of yucca with grass foundation. This tray is the finest that we have ever seen and it has survived ..
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Antique American Indian Basketry of Western North American: A Comprehensive Guide to Identification;  by John Kania and Alan Blaugrund; photography by Anthony Richardson   If you have interest in learning more about Western American Indian basketry, this is the best ..
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Navajo/Zuni vintage bracelet ;  Along with ingot or coin silver, this vintage Navajo bracelet is made with high-quality turquoise from various mines. Each stone is substantial in size and the bracelet r..
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Navajo concho belt;  With elaborate stamping, repousse',and chiseling, this Navajo concho belt has five conchas (2 13/16" d x 2 1/2" h), 6 "butterflies (2 5/8" w x 1 1/2" h) , and a large buckle (..
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Navajo Germantown eyedazzler blanket;  After the railroads arrived in the Southwest in 1880, a thriving trade developed between the Navajo and eager Anglos throughout the rest of the United States. The Navajo gener..
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Zuni pictorial jar ;  This Zuni pottery jar with tadpole, frog and dragonfly images continues the tradition of pottery at Zuni in the 19th century. With a strong attribution to Catalina Zunie becau..
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Yavapai basket;  The Yavapai and the Western Apache Indians are related and their baskets are similar to each other. Very symmetrical designs are generally considered Yavapai. The weaving mate..
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Yavapai Apache figural tray;  Three-rod coiled basketry tray with human figures woven out of willow and devil's claw. There are 14 stitches per inch and 6 1/2 coils per inch. Condition is excellent.  ..
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Vintage Zuni mosaic inlay pin/brooch;  Zuni "rainbow god" pin, circa 1930s, made out of spiny oyster, mother of pearl, onyx, Blue Gem turquoise. This brooch was clearly made by a master lapidary who was able to cut..
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Penobscot club;  The Penobscot Indians of Maine carved clubs out of the birch root ball and trunk. With chip carving and elaborate development of wolf faces, this is one of the best ..
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Navajo Two Gray Hills rug;  This textile is an example of an early Two Gray Hills rug.  A central diamond with classic Navajo stepped edges is linked to geometric designs with a cross center and "ho..
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Navajo Transitional blanket;  This blanket is woven out of handspun wool, some it dyed with synthetic dyes. The wool is quite soft and is likely from sheep that have Churro sheep heritage. The design has 5..
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Kawaiisu bottleneck basket;  This well-woven coiled basket was made by the Kawaiisu Indians, who live in the California Tehachapi Valley and mountains, which straddles the ridge of the Sierra Mountai..
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Acoma Historic jar, circa 1890 ;  This early Acoma jar is strikingly beautiful. It addition, it is very well made and it has an intricate and very strong geometric design, reminiscent of pots made earlier..
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Pair of Vintage Taxco Earrings ;  Maestro Antonio Pineda was a leading member of the Arts Renaissance that occured in Taxco, Mexico after the Mexican Revolution. His work exemplifies great Modernist design as ..
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Yokuts gambling tray;  The Yokuts are known as master weavers. Their baskets are among the most prized of all baskets.   Yokuts women gambled using dice made out of walnut. Score was kept using..
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