Nampeyo, Nyla Sahmie – Jar with Migration and Seed Design

3.25"w x 2.5"h

$ 175.00

Nyla Sahmie Nampeyo, is a daughter of Priscilla Nampeyo and a sister or Bonnie Nampeyo, Rachel Sahmie, Randy Sahmie, Jean Sahmie, and Andrew Sahmie.  She is a great-great-granddaughter of Annie Healing and a great-great-great-granddaughter of Nampeyo of Hano.  This jar is coil built and painted with bee-weed and highlighted with a red clay slip.  The design is a classic migration pattern with 14 bird wings.  The rim has a seed design.  It is a complex, fully designed piece.  It was traditionally fired and so it has blushes across the surface.  It is signed on the bottom “Nyla” and a corn plant for Corn Clan.