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Conservation of the Coe Collection

Conservation of the Coe Collection

Artist Unknown (Huron), Moccasins, c. 1845. Velvet, beads, ribbon, European leather sole, 2.5 x 3 x 9.25 in. (6.35 x 7.62 x 23.495 cm). Gift of Ralph T. Coe, 2011. NA0313.These beaded moccasins are composed of velvet, beads, ribbon, and a leather sole which are...

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Hours walking over the old village…

Hours walking over the old village…

Nampeyo (1859-1942) was a widely influential potter who lived and worked at Hopi. She is regarded today as one of the finest Hopi potters and one of the most important figures whose work is displayed in museums and collections around the world. The Coe Center is...

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How is the Coe?

How is the Coe?

  When talking with friends, colleagues, and supporters, these days I often get the question, How is the Coe? and What are you doing at the Coe? Not surprising questions provided the times we are living through, particularly for a small organization like the Coe...

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An Unassuming Dignity

An Unassuming Dignity

Unknown (Pomo, Mendocino and Lake Counties, California), Feathered Gift Baskets, c. 1900. Two single rod baskets are woven on a foundation of willow sticks and sewn with sedge roots. Yellow feathers are from the breast of the meadowlark, and iridescent green feathers...

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SPRING IS FOR THE BIRDS

SPRING IS FOR THE BIRDS

Our Santa Fe springtime snowstorm arrived and departed, leaving us with sunny skies, unknown fruit blossom outcomes, and birds! In keeping with springtime thoughts, this week I thought I would concentrate on birds, so I searched our collections database and found 106...

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