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Sat, 19 Nov 2016 14:00:42 +0000
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Object of the Day
pottery
handmade
geometric
pattern
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<img width="640" height="640" src="http://www.cooperhewitt.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/1980-21-6-700x700.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large wp-post-image" alt="1980-21-6" style="display: block; margin-bottom: 5px; clear:both;" srcset="http://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/1980-21-6-150x150.jpg 150w, http://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/1980-21-6-300x300.jpg 300w, http://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/1980-21-6-700x700.jpg 700w, http://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/1980-21-6-640x640.jpg 640w, http://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/1980-21-6-170x170.jpg 170w, http://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/1980-21-6.jpg 1024w" sizes="(max-width: 640px) 100vw, 640px" />Lucy Martin Lewis learned to make pottery from her great-Aunt and other women living in Sky City, a remote three hundred foot high sandstone mesa in Acoma Pueblo, New Mexico. Until the middle of the twentieth century, the community had no plumbing and pottery jars were necessary for hauling essentials to the waterless mesa. Pottery...
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