Setalla, Stetson – Large Tile with Birds and Bird Tails
Stetson Setalla is a son of noted potter Pauline Setalla. This large tile is fully polished on the front and the back. It has a combination of Hopi style birds and bird tails. Note the complex checkerboard pattern in the corner! The piece is painted with bee-weed and a red and brown clay slip. There is a strong flow of design on the tile. It is signed on the back with his name and a rain cloud.