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Forty Years Later: A Reexamination of Maricopa Pottery

Abstract The Maricopa produce one of the most recognizable types of pottery made in Arizona. Since the late nineteenth century, the ware has been manufactured for sale, and a small number of individuals continue to produce the pottery today. Over the past forty years, the amount of pottery in museum and private collections has increased dramatically. Studying these new collections changes the way in which developments in the pottery are understood. Previous scholarship identified three phases of development, including a pottery revival in the late 1930s during which the involvement of government and museum personnel resulted in the improvement of the ware and a change in style. An analysis of expanded pottery collections shows that this period was n... (more)
Created Date 2010
Contributor Vogel, Lindsey Lianne (Author) / Warren-Findley, Jannelle (Advisor) / Dallett, Nancy (Committee member) / Simon, Arelyn (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject History / Museum Studies / Laveen / Arizona / Maricopa potters / Maricopa pottery / Museum catalog / Pueblo Grande Museum
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 139 pages
Language English
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Note M.A. History 2010
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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