Pueblo Pottery Whistles (Southwest)
Catalog Number: 82-1-16/14
Blackware and polychrome pottery whistles shaped to resemble bird figures.
Santo Domingo Pueblo Miniature Pot (Southwest)
Catalog Number: 82-1-38/8
Small ceramic bowl with a wavy edge and an overhead handle. The exterior is decorated in polychrome with a leaf design while the inside is red-slipped.
San Ildefonso/Tewa Blackware Bowl (Southwest)
Catalog Number: 80-20-1/1
Black-on-black olla with the popular Auanyo water serperant design. Signed "Marie" by the well-known Maria Martinez of the San Ildefonso Pueblo, New Mexico.
Wedding Vase (Southwest)
Catalog Number: 80-22-1/2
Black on black wedding vase with a simple geometric design. Signed, "Tonita," by artist Tonta Roybal of the San Ildefonso Pueblo, New Mexico. The two spouts are symbolic of two lives being joined together as one, as in marriage.
Navajo Concha Belt (Southwest)
Catalog Number: 82-1-40/12
Hand-worked silver belt with a rectangular buckle with fourteen oval conchas.
Navajo Squash Blossom Necklace (Southwest)
Catalog Number: 06-2-1/7
Silver and green-blue turquoise squash blossom necklace with bottom crescent-shaped 'Naja' piece. The squash blossom necklace was not considered traditional until after the arrival of Europeans, specifically the Spanish.
Zuni Fetishes (Southwest)
Bear, coyote and owl fetishes carved from bone, agate and turquoise with inlays of shell, coral and turquoise. The more elaborate fetishes carry spirit bundles on their backs.
Gambling Sticks (Southwest)
circa 19th century
Catalog Number: 82-1-34/3
A bundle of thirty-one sticks bound together. Attached in a cotton cloth are five fruit pits with incised designs.