Garcia, Sarah – Seedpot with Star and Plant Design (1960’s)
Sarah Garcia (1928-2015) was born at Laguna Pueblo to Maria Trujillo. However, she spent her adult life at Acoma Pueblo. She, along with Jessie Garcia, Lucy M. Lewis, and Marie Z. Chino, were largely responsible for the revival of Anasazi and Tularosa designs on contemporary Acoma vessels. Her daughter Goldie Hayah continues making pottery. This is a classic style Acoma seedpot with a fine-line star pattern on top. It is surrounded by a series of small flowers. Interestingly, the way she squared off the design makes it looks like the top is square as well! It’s an interesting optical illusion. The design is tightly painted using bee-weed. The seedpot is signed on the bottom, “S. Garcia”. It is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, restoration, or repair.