Hayah, Goldie “Shro-Te-Ma”- Tall Figurative Jar (Southern Pueblo Pottery p. 147)
Goldie “Shro-Te-Ma” Hayah (b. 1956) is a granddaughter of Maria Trujillo (Laguna) and Jessie Garcia. She is a daughter of Sarah Garcia and a sister of Debbie Brown, Donna Chino and the Mother of Juliet Hayah. She learned to make pottery from Sarah Garcia and Jessie Garcia. She is known for her large-size vessels. This a figurative piece that is coil built and painted with bee-weed and clay slips. The figure has coiled hair on the back and the body is painted with traditional Acoma rain, cloud, and feather designs. It was featured in the book, “Southern Pueblo Pottery, 2000 Artist Biography” by Gregory Schaff on p. 147. It is signed on the bottom, “Goldie Hayah”. It is in very good condition and being published gives it a great provenance! It is signed, “Goldie Hayah”.