- Mrs. Ramos Aguilar, Kewa (Santo Domingo)
- Work Locations: Kewa pueblo (Santo Domingo pueblo)
- Active Dates: about 1890s to 1915
Not currently on view
Object ID: 1941.349
Native Arts acquisition fund
height: 9 7/8 in, 25.0825 cm; diameter: 10 in, 25.4000 cm
Native Arts-American Indian Art
Mrs. Ramos Aguilar [d. 1915], made in 1914 or 1915; Julius Seligman. Bernalillo Mercantile Co., of Bernalillo, NM, before 1941; Denver Art Museum, 1941.
Mrs. Ramos Aguilar (Kewa (Santo Domingo)), Jar, 1914. Clay; 9⅞ x 10 in. Denver Art Museum: Native Arts acquisition fund, 1941.349
In 1910, in an effort to revive the art of pottery at Santo Domingo Pueblo, a group of three women artists from the Aguilar family developed a new style unique to their family. Instead of large areas of open white designs, the Aguilar sisters almost completely obliterated the white with bold black and red colors.