Zella Cheeda

American, tribal affiliation, Hopi (1901–1997)

Jar with Lid

Redware ceramic

Gift of John Edward and Ruth Snook Nelson

2012.009a-b

Cheeda, also known as Antelope Woman, favored bold geometric imagery on her redware, as in this example featuring an animal design. It also bears her antelope signature, an animal precious practically and spiritually to those in northeastern Arizona and northwestern New Mexico.

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