Collection History: Collected from Zuni potter Kyusita (Cayusetsa, ca. 1896-1977) by anthropologist Frederick Webb Hodge (1864-1956, MAI staff member) as part of a 1918 pottery-making demonstration; MAI staff member George Hubbard Pepper (1873-1924) also photographed Kyusita during the demonstration, which took place during the Hendricks-Hodge Hawikku Expedition, which was led by Hodge and sponsored by MAI and MAI trustee Harmon W. Hendricks (1846-1928).
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Culture/People: A:shiwi (Zuni)
Artist/Maker: attributed to Kyusita (Cayusetsa/Mrs. Milam/Mrs. Malani), A:shiwi (Zuni), ca. 1896-1977
Expedition sponsor: Harmon W. Hendricks (Harmon Washington Hendricks), Non-Indian, 1846-1928
Previous owner: Kyusita (Cayusetsa/Mrs. Milam/Mrs. Malani), A:shiwi (Zuni), ca. 1896-1977
Collector: Frederick Webb Hodge (F.W. Hodge), Non-Indian, 1864-1956
Expedition: Hendricks-Hodge Hawikku Expedition (1917-1923)