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Sadie Adams

 (1905 - 1995)
Sadie Adams was active/lived in Arizona.  Sadie Adams is known for Indian motif pottery, flower design.

Biography   Sadie Adams


Sadie Adams, born in 1905, lived in the Tewa village of Hano on the First Mesa of the Hopi Reservation, where pottery traditionally is made. Sadie worked at Hubbell Trading Post along with other Hopi-Tewa girls. The Hubbell Trading Post was made a National Historic Site in August 1965.

Hopi potters use scrapers, sanding stones, polishing stones, and yucca brushes as tools to make their pottery. Historically, Hopis made two types of pottery: those for home use and those for sale. Pottery for home use was simple in form and design while pottery for sale was more varied. An example of her work is a red, wide-shouldered jar with a slightly turned out lip. Sadie painted a black stylized bird and feather design on and below the shoulder of   ...  Displaying 750 of 2186 characters.

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