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Culture/People
Non-Indian
Artist/Maker
Design by Pablita Velarde (Tse Tsan), K'apovi (Santa Clara Pueblo), 1918-2006; tile attributed to Robert McKusick, Non-Indian, of Desert House Crafts, Tucson, Arizona
Previous owner
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-
IACB source
Indian Trading Post
Object Name
Tile
Media/Materials
Pottery, paint, glaze, cork, glue
Techniques
Mold-made, painted, glazed, glued
Dimensions
15.2 x 15 x 1.7 cm
Object Type
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
Place
Tucson; Pima County; Arizona; USA (inferred)
Date created
1955-1965
Collection History
Purchased by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives from the Indian Trading Post (Phoenix, Arizona) in 1965; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.
Catalog Number
25/9168
Barcode
259168.000
See related items
Non-Indian
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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