Jars with Fine-line Design

Jars with Fine-line Design

after 1950

Lucy Martin Lewis

(Acoma Pueblo, about 1900–1992)

Ceramic, slip

Overall: 11.8 x 15.8 cm (4 5/8 x 6 1/4 in.)

Gift of Frances and David Dickenson in memory of Sarah Dickenson and Jeffrey Cudlip 2003.345

Description

Lucy Martin Lewis may be the most acclaimed potter in Acoma Pueblo’s history, famed in part for her masterful fine-line painting. Her designsare often inspired takes on geometric and other motifs she found on ancient Mimbres and Ancestral Pueblo pottery.

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