Southwest & California

The Southwest, an area encompassing Arizona, New Mexico, Western Texas, Northern Mexico, and Baja California, is typically arid and warm. The sedentary Pueblo peoples and the semi-nomadic Navajo are its most famous residents. Common art forms include pottery, jewelry, and basketry, often with motifs relating to water and rain. Culture groups include Navajo, Hopi, Tiwa, Tewa, Apache, Pima, Mojave, Zuni, Havasupai, Papago (AZ, NM Western TX, Northern Mexico); California: Nono, Yokut, Chuash, Pomo, Maidu, Yurok, Karok, Kiliwa, Peric

 

Bulto

San Lorenzo,
 
Hispanic (Southwest & California), circa 1825-1840
30 ½ x 11 ¾ x 6 ½ inches
Reference: 13065
 

Pictorial Weaving

Navajo Pictorial Germantown Weaving,
 
Navajo (Southwest & California), last quarter of the 19th century
82 ½ x 60 inches
Reference: 16760
 

Moki Blanket

 
Navajo (Southwest & California), circa 1890
64 ½ x 87 ¼ inches
Reference: 22684
 

Storage Jar

 
Santo Domingo (Southwest & California), circa 1900
17 x 18 ½ inches
Reference: 20443
 
 

Trading Post Rug

 
Navajo (Southwest & California), first quarter of the 20th century
124 x 81 inches
Reference: 21681
 

Rug

 
Navajo (Southwest & California)
85 x 48 ½ inches
Reference: 25952
 

Dough Bowl

 
Cochiti (Southwest & California), circa 1920
12 x 20 inches
Reference: 17010
 

Child's Blanket

 
Navajo (Southwest & California), last quarter of the 19th century
52 x 33 inches
Reference: 20205
 
 

Moki Blanket

 
Zuni (Southwest & California), third quarter of the 19th century
66 ½ x 50 ¾ inches
Reference: 24832
Tony Da 1940-2008
 

Olla

 
San Ildefonso (Southwest & California)
4 x 3 inches
Reference: 22027
 

Pictorial Weaving

 
Navajo (Southwest & California), circa 1950s
82 x 140 inches
Reference: 25285
 

Olla

 
San Ildefonso (Southwest & California), last quarter of the 19th century
10 x 12 inches
Reference: 20371
 
 

Trading Post Rug

 
Navajo (Southwest & California), circa 1930
59 ¾ x 43 ¼ inches
Reference: 24961
Amos Gustina 1858-1945
 

Fiddle

 
Apache (Southwest & California), first quarter of the 20th century
21 ¼ x 5 x 5 inches
Reference: 20333
 

Double Saddle Blanket

 
Navajo (Southwest & California), circa 1900
67 x 34 inches
Reference: 21331
 

Germantown Weaving

 
Navajo (Southwest & California), circa 1890
49 x 34 inches
Reference: 23576