Tafoya, Harriet – Clay Bear with Rain Designs
Harriet Tafoya is a sister of noted potter Annie Baca and was married to Elmer Red Starr. She is known for her highly polished traditional black-on-black pottery. This clay bear is highly polished and painted with a rain cloud design on the back. It is fired a deep black coloration. It is signed on the bottom in the clay, “Harriet”.