Herrera, Mary Frances – Storyteller with Eight Kids (1980’s)
Mary Frances Herrera was a daughter of Laurencita Herrera and a sister of Seferina Ortiz. She was also the mother of noted potters Dorothy Herrera, Ramona Herrera, and Edwin Herrera. She was known for her storytellers which she made from 1978-91. This storyteller has eight kids being held by the mother. For a small piece, there is a lot going on in the number of children! It is signed on the bottom, “MFH”. It is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, restoration or repair.