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Maker(s):Martinez, Maria Montoya; Martinez, Santana
Culture:Native American; San Ildefonso Pueblo
Date Made:1943-1954
Materials:black glazed ceramic
Place Made:United States; New Mexico; San Ildefonso Pueblo
Measurements:1 1/2 x 15 in. diameter; 3.81 x 38.1 cm
Narrative Inscription:  undated, signed on verso: Marie + Santana
Accession Number:  SC 2002.19
Credit Line:Gift of Elizabeth Knight Cochran, class of 1950
Museum Collection:  Smith College Museum of Art

Currently on view

This black plate is classic San Ildefonso black on black pottery, perfected by the Maria Montoya Martinez. It features painted, rather than carved, black feathers on its face. AP2018


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