New Mexico Art Tells its History

Arts and Crafts

The Mogollon are known for their signature brownware ceramics, which changed over time to more highly decorated pottery. The Basketmakers lagged behind their southern neighbors by centuries in making and using pottery, but they raised the ancient craft of basket making to a high art.

Related Art

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Pueblo PotteryTesuque Rain GodThe War BonnetPortrait of Dieguito Roybal, San Ildefonso PuebloSquaws Weaving a BlanketGermantown Double Saddle Blanket,The Voice of the Earth (The Basket Dance)Jar with AvanyuDouble TakeLorencita Pino, Potter, Tesuque PuebloJulian and Maria Martinez, San Ildefonso PuebloYee Tah-lee

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