1980-01 Santa Clara Carved Redware Bowl

Object ID:
1980-01

Artist:
Belen Tapia

Culture:
Santa Clara (?)

Dimensions:
2.25” h X 4.50” w

A picture of Belen Tapia is in LeFree (1975:62). See also, Trimble (1987:18 and 45-48) and Trimble (2007:21). She is better known for her distinctive polychrome-painted pots than for her carved ware. Born in 1914, she died in 1999.

Purchase History:
Purchased in July 1980 at her home at the pueblo.