Rainbow and Deer Design

Awa Tsireh (Alfonso Roybal), San Ildefonso Pueblo / American, 1898 - 1955
San Ildefonso Pueblo (P'o-Woh-Ge-Owinge)



Transparent and opaque watercolor over graphite on wove (Canson & Montgolfier) paper, mounted on board

Overall: 18 15/16 × 24 3/4 in. (48.1 × 62.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Abby Aldrich Rockefeller



Place Made: San Ildefonso Pueblo, United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area

Native American


Native American: Southwest

Not on view


Signed, in ink, lower right: Awa Tsireh; Small white oval label on back of print: Fogg Art Museum. 235.28; square label: C.M.A./TR2896/10 157

Course History

NAS 30.1, ARTH 17, Modern Native American Art History, Joyce Szabo, Summer 2013

Exhibition History

A Space for Dialogue 31, Myth of the Noble Savage, Meghan Rice, Class of 2006, Special Projects Intern, Main Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 3-May 21, 2006.

Exposition of Indian Tribal Arts, sponsored by the College Art Association, New York, no. 157, toured the United States and Europe, 1931-1933.

Native Ecologies: Recycle, Resist, Protect, Sustain, Owen Robertson Cheatham Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26, 2019-July 15, 2019.

The Arts of Native America: Studio Painting, Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 8-June 3, 1979.

Publication History

Catalogue: Exposition of Indian Tribal Arts, Inc., 578 Madison Avenue, New York, Endorsed and Circulated through the College Art Association, 1931, no. 157.

Barbara J. MacAdam, Marks of Distinction, Two Hundred Years of American Drawings and Watercolors from the Hood Museum of Art, Manchester, Vermont: Hudson Hills Press, 2005, ill. p. 226.


Collection of Abby Aldrich Rockefeller (1874-1948), by 1931; given to present collection, 1935.

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