Blue corn, Gourd, and Watermelon
By Pablita Velarde
Three crops commonly grown by Pueblo farmers. Gourds and corn [maize] are indigenous to the Americas. Watermelons were brought by the Spanish. This work was commissioned by Bandelier National Monument under the Works Progress Administration [WPA] program.
Casein paint, masonite. L 27.2, W 6.5 cm [ L 10 5/8, W 2 ½ inches]
Bandelier National Monument, BAND 1731