2007-06 Bowl with Simple Geometric Designs

This pot is well formed and decorated with a series of standard Hopi design elements repeated twice.

Georgia Dewakuku Koopee is the mother of noted Hopi-Tewa potter Jacob Koopee.Georgia did not teach pottery making to her son and there is no visual similarity between this pot and his intricate, innovative designs.

Georgia is a daughter of George and Angelisa Dewakuku and a niece of Garnet Pavatea and Myrtle Young.  Her sister Kathleen Dewakuku is also a well-known potter.