Southwest

The collection of over 800 objects from the Southwest ranges from ancient pottery to contemporary art. The cultures represented include the A:shiwi, Diné, Apache, Hopi, Yuma, Maricopa, Hualapai, Tohono O’odham, and all of the Pueblos.

    Piction collections thumbnails

    Edmund Nequatewa, American / Hopi, 1880 - 1969
    Pump Drill for Drilling Beads
    1962
    163.3.14964
    Fannie Nampeyo, American / Hopi, about 1902 - 1987
    Small Seed Jar
    1964
    164.42.15514
    Fannie Nampeyo, American / Hopi, about 1902 - 1987
    Small Seed Jar
    1964
    164.42.15514
    Fannie Nampeyo, American / Hopi, about 1902 - 1987
    Small Seed Jar
    1964
    164.42.15514
    Nellie Nampeyo, American / Hopi, about 1894 - 1979
    Seed Jar
    about 1964
    164.42.15515
    Leah Nampeyo, American / Hopi, 1928 - 1974
    Miniature Seed Jar
    1963-1964
    164.42.15516
    Leah Nampeyo, American / Hopi, 1928 - 1974
    Miniature Seed Jar
    1963-1964
    164.42.15516
    Elva Nampeyo, American / Hopi, 1926 - 1985
    Miniature Seed Jar
    1963-1964
    164.42.15517
    Hopi
    Runner's Plaque (Awarded to Elmer Lomahaitewa)
    about 1964
    164.42.15529
    Hopi
    Runner's Plaque (Awarded to Elmer Lomahaitewa)
    about 1964
    164.42.15529
    Billy Rae Hawee, American / Hopi, 1937 - 1982
    Silver Pin
    1969
    170.5.24903
    Eldon James, American / Hopi, 1934 - 1979
    Silver Pendant and Chain
    1969
    170.5.24904
    Preston Monongya, American / Hopi, 1927 - 1987
    Silver Belt Buckle
    1969
    170.5.24936
    Severa Gutierrez Tafoya, American / Santa Clara Pueblo, 1890 - 1973
    Vessel depicting the Water Spirit Avanyu
    about 1930-1950
    177.9.25689
    Severa Gutierrez Tafoya, American / Santa Clara Pueblo, 1890 - 1973
    Vessel depicting the Water Spirit Avanyu
    about 1930-1950
    177.9.25689
    Severa Gutierrez Tafoya, American / Santa Clara Pueblo, 1890 - 1973
    Vessel depicting the Water Spirit Avanyu
    about 1930-1950
    177.9.25689
    Julian Martinez, American / San Ildefonso Pueblo, 1897 - 1943
    Jar
    about 1930
    2001.12.34009
    Nona Naha, American / Hopi, born 1958
    Jar
    about 1994
    2001.12.34010
    Nona Naha, American / Hopi, born 1958
    Jar
    about 1994
    2001.12.34010
    Steve Lucas, American / Hopi, born 1955
    Jar
    about 1995
    2001.12.34011
    Steve Lucas, American / Hopi, born 1955
    Jar
    about 1995
    2001.12.34011
    Steve Lucas, American / Hopi, born 1955
    Jar
    about 1995
    2001.12.34011
    Steve Lucas, American / Hopi, born 1955
    Jar
    about 1995
    2001.12.34011
    Steve Lucas, American / Hopi, born 1955
    Jar
    about 1995
    2001.12.34011
    Steve Lucas, American / Hopi, born 1955
    Spider Pot
    about 1995
    2001.12.34012
    Steve Lucas, American / Hopi, born 1955
    Spider Pot
    about 1995
    2001.12.34012
    Lonnie Vigil, American / Nambé Pueblo, born 1949
    Storage Jar
    Fall 1992
    2002.55.35522
    Lonnie Vigil, American / Nambé Pueblo, born 1949
    Storage Jar
    Fall 1992
    2002.55.35522
    Lonnie Vigil, American / Nambé Pueblo, born 1949
    Storage Jar
    Fall 1992
    2002.55.35522
    Lonnie Vigil, American / Nambé Pueblo, born 1949
    Storage Jar
    Fall 1992
    2002.55.35522
    Lonnie Vigil, American / Nambé Pueblo, born 1949
    Storage Jar
    Fall 1992
    2002.55.35522
    Lonnie Vigil, American / Nambé Pueblo, born 1949
    Storage Jar
    Fall 1992
    2002.55.35522
    Lonnie Vigil, American / Nambé Pueblo, born 1949
    Storage Jar
    Fall 1992
    2002.55.35522
    Julian Martinez, American / San Ildefonso Pueblo, 1897 - 1943
    Jar
    about 1923-1925
    2005.9
    Julian Martinez, American / San Ildefonso Pueblo, 1897 - 1943
    Jar
    about 1923-1925
    2005.9
    Robert "Spooner" Marcus, American / San Juan Pueblo, born 1975
    Evergreen
    2007
    2007.31
    Robert "Spooner" Marcus, American / San Juan Pueblo, born 1975
    Evergreen
    2007
    2007.31
    Robert "Spooner" Marcus, American / San Juan Pueblo, born 1975
    Evergreen
    2007
    2007.31
    Robert "Spooner" Marcus, American / San Juan Pueblo, born 1975
    Evergreen
    2007
    2007.31
    Robert "Spooner" Marcus, American / San Juan Pueblo, born 1975
    Evergreen
    2007
    2007.31
    Robert "Spooner" Marcus, American / San Juan Pueblo, born 1975
    Evergreen
    2007
    2007.31
    Robert "Spooner" Marcus, American / San Juan Pueblo, born 1975
    Evergreen
    2007
    2007.31
    Victor Masayesva, Jr., American / Hopi, born 1951
    Ground Zero
    negative 1998; print 2007
    2007.37.2
    Alice Cling, American / Diné, born 1946
    Jar
    2006
    2007.38
    Alice Cling, American / Diné, born 1946
    Jar
    2006
    2007.38
    Alice Cling, American / Diné, born 1946
    Jar
    2006
    2007.38
    Allan C. Houser, American / Chiricahua Apache, 1914 - 1994
    Peaceful Serenity
    1992
    2007.56
    Lucy M. Lewis, American / Acoma Pueblo, 1898/1902 - 1992
    Vessel with Heartline Deer
    ca. early 1960s
    2008.4.14
    Lucy M. Lewis, American / Acoma Pueblo, 1898/1902 - 1992
    Vessel with Heartline Deer
    ca. early 1960s
    2008.4.14
    Lucy M. Lewis, American / Acoma Pueblo, 1898/1902 - 1992
    Vessel with Heartline Deer
    ca. early 1960s
    2008.4.14
    Sierra Teller Ornelas, American / Diné, born 1981
    Forbidden Love [two weaving set]
    January-July 2009
    2009.54
    Allan C. Houser, American / Chiricahua Apache, 1914 - 1994
    Taza
    1991
    2009.70
    Allan C. Houser, American / Chiricahua Apache, 1914 - 1994
    Taza
    1991
    2009.70
    Allan C. Houser, American / Chiricahua Apache, 1914 - 1994
    Taza
    1991
    2009.70
    Allan C. Houser, American / Chiricahua Apache, 1914 - 1994
    Taza
    1991
    2009.70
    Margaret Tafoya, American / Santa Clara Pueblo, 1904 - 2001
    Bowl
    mid-20th century
    2009.94
    Margaret Tafoya, American / Santa Clara Pueblo, 1904 - 2001
    Bowl
    mid-20th century
    2009.94
    Diego Romero, American / Cochiti Pueblo, born 1964
    Pod Mound
    2010
    2010.54
    Diego Romero, American / Cochiti Pueblo, born 1964
    Pod Mound
    2010
    2010.54
    Diego Romero, American / Cochiti Pueblo, born 1964
    Pod Mound
    2010
    2010.54
    Diego Romero, American / Cochiti Pueblo, born 1964
    Pod Mound
    2010
    2010.54
    Barbara Teller Ornelas, American / Diné, born 1954
    Chief's Blankets: Phase One; Phase Two; Phase Three
    2010
    2010.71
    Elsie Routzen, American (Acoma Pueblo), 1934 - 2002
    Jar
    collected in 1970s-1980s
    2013.91.3
    Nampeyo, American, 1858/1859 - 1942
    Bowl
    early 1890s
    34.37.6004
    Nampeyo, American, 1858/1859 - 1942
    Bowl
    early 1890s
    34.37.6004
    Nampeyo, American, 1858/1859 - 1942
    Bowl
    early 1890s
    34.37.6004
    Nampeyo, American, 1858/1859 - 1942
    Bowl
    early 1890s
    34.37.6004
    San Ildefonso Pueblo (P'o-Woh-Ge-Owinge)
    Model of a House and Car
    about 1900
    42.12.8086
    San Ildefonso Pueblo (P'o-Woh-Ge-Owinge)
    Model of a House and Car
    about 1900
    42.12.8086
    San Ildefonso Pueblo (P'o-Woh-Ge-Owinge)
    Model of a House and Car
    about 1900
    42.12.8086
    San Ildefonso Pueblo (P'o-Woh-Ge-Owinge)
    Model of a House and Car
    about 1900
    42.12.8086
    Nampeyo, American, 1858/1859 - 1942
    Seed Jar
    1900-1910
    42.12.8107
    Nampeyo, American, 1858/1859 - 1942
    Seed Jar
    1900-1910
    42.12.8107
    Nampeyo, American, 1858/1859 - 1942
    Seed Jar
    1900-1910
    42.12.8107
    Nampeyo, American, 1858/1859 - 1942
    Seed Jar
    1900-1910
    42.12.8107
    Jicarilla Apache
    Pouch
    about 1890
    43.25.8600
    Jicarilla Apache
    Case for Feathers
    late 19th century
    44.18.8801
    San Juan Pueblo (Ohkay-Owingeh)
    Wedding Jar (Double Spouted pitcher)
    about 1900
    46.17.10037
    Isleta Pueblo (Sieh-Wibag)
    Models of Woman's Boot Top Moccasins
    collected 1903-1907
    46.17.10050
    Isleta Pueblo (Sieh-Wibag)
    Models of Woman's Boot Top Moccasins
    collected 1903-1907
    46.17.10050
    Acoma Pueblo (Aco-Mah)
    Water Jar (Olla), Depicting Rainbow Arching over Crosshatched Elements
    about 1900
    46.17.10066
    Acoma Pueblo (Aco-Mah)
    Water Jar (Olla), Depicting Rainbow Arching over Crosshatched Elements
    about 1900
    46.17.10066
    Acoma Pueblo (Aco-Mah)
    Water Jar (Olla)
    about 1900
    46.17.10078
    Acoma Pueblo (Aco-Mah)
    Water Jar (Olla)
    about 1900
    46.17.10078
    Acoma Pueblo (Aco-Mah)
    Water Jar (Olla)
    about 1900
    46.17.10078
    Nampeyo, American, 1858/1859 - 1942
    Bowl, Depicting Migration Design
    about 1907
    46.17.10111
    Nampeyo, American, 1858/1859 - 1942
    Bowl, Depicting Migration Design
    about 1907
    46.17.10111
    Nampeyo, American, 1858/1859 - 1942
    Bowl, Depicting Migration Design
    about 1907
    46.17.10111
    Nampeyo, American, 1858/1859 - 1942
    Bowl, Depicting Migration Design
    about 1907
    46.17.10111
    Nampeyo, American, 1858/1859 - 1942
    Bowl, Depicting Migration Design
    about 1907
    46.17.10111
    Nampeyo, American, 1858/1859 - 1942
    Bowl, Depicting Migration Design
    about 1907
    46.17.10111
    Hopi
    Brocaded Sash
    collected 1905
    46.17.10121
    Quechan (Yuma / Cuchan)
    Clay Figure with Hair, Carrying a Pot on Her Head
    collected about 1904
    46.17.10138
    Quechan (Yuma / Cuchan)
    Clay Figure with Hair, Carrying a Pot on Her Head
    collected about 1904
    46.17.10138
    Mojave (Mohave)
    Handled Jar with Twin FIgurines astride opposite sides
    collected about 1904
    46.17.10151
    Mojave (Mohave)
    Handled Jar with Twin FIgurines astride opposite sides
    collected about 1904
    46.17.10151
    Mojave (Mohave)
    Handled Jar with Twin FIgurines astride opposite sides
    collected about 1904
    46.17.10151
    Diné (Navajo)
    Chief's Blanket
    1880-1900
    46.17.10748
    Diné (Navajo)
    Chief's Blanket
    1880-1900
    46.17.10748
    Diné (Navajo)
    Rug
    1880-1900
    46.17.10754