Runner's Plaque (Awarded to Elmer Lomahaitewa)



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about 1964

Galletta grass (foundation), yucca fiber (weft), native dyes, clay, coiling technique

Overall: 14 3/16 × 1 3/16 in. (36 × 3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Museum Purchase



Place Made: Mishongnovi Pueblo, Second Mesa, United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area

Native American

Native American: Southwest

Not on view

Exhibition History

Native Ecologies: Recycle, Resist, Protect, Sustain, Owen Robertson Cheatham Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26, 2019-January 5, 2020

Northern Native American Basketry, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 4, 1990-October 20, 1991..

The Tradition Continues: Native American Art from New England Collections, Smith College Museum of Art, North Hampton, Massachusetts, March 10-May 29, 1994.

Publication History

Tamara Northern and Davina Begaye, Guide to the Exhibition of Northern Native American Basketry, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, 1990.


Hopi Craftman Exhibition, Museum of Northern Arizona, Flagstaff, Arizona (won as a prize for a foot race by Elmer Lomahaitewa), July 1964; sold to Alfred Frank Whiting (1912-1978) for Dartmouth College Museum, July 1-4, 1964.

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