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Unfired and Painted Pot
Pottery Making Series [8 0f 9]
Santa Clara Pueblo
c 1940
By Legoria Tafoya
To make the traditional Santa Clara matte designs on the shiny surface, the potter uses a white slip.  It is usually applied with a brush made from a yucca leaf.
Ceramic. H 11.5, D 17.2 cm [H 4 ½, H, D 6 ¾ inches]
Bandelier National Monument, BAND 693