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Pot with Feather Design by Crescencia Tafoya, Santa Clara Pueblo

Regular price $450.00 $360.00 Sale

Blackware Pot with Feather Design
by Crescencia Tafoya, Santa Clara Pueblo
blackware, pigment
3 5/6" high x 3 3/4" diameter

Cresencia Tafoya (1918-1999) was the matriarch of a family of potters including Harriet Tafoya, Annie Baca and Pauline Martinez. She was also a granddaughter of Pasquelita Tafoya, a daughter of Tomacita Tafoya and a niece of Celestina Naranjo.

Cresencia created a style of highly polished and tightly painted pottery which has been continued by her children. She was a participant at Santa Fe Indian Market from 1978 to 1989, earning numerous awards there. She was also a participant in the Eight Northern Pueblos Arts & Crafts Show.

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