• Culture/People:

    K'apovi (Santa Clara Pueblo)

  • Object name:

    Bear figure

  • Date created:

    circa 1930

  • Place:

    Santa Clara Pueblo, Santa Clara Reservation; Rio Arriba County; New Mexico; USA

  • Media/Materials:


  • Techniques:

    Modeled, burnished

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Dr. Joseph J. Asch (1880-1935); donated to MAI by his widow Marjorie Asch (later Marjorie Salant, 1898-1989) in 1937. Dr. and Mrs. Asch were the parents of anthropological filmmaker Timothy Asch (1932-1994).

  • Dimensions:

    13 x 5 x 5 cm

  • Catalog number:



    This item is currently on view at NMAI, DC.

See it in the Santa Clara Pueblo exhibit in the "Our Universes" gallery on the 4th floor

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