Agapita Silva Tafoya (1904-1959)

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Picture of Agapita Silve Tafoya of Santa Clara Pueblo, New Mexico

Agapita Silva (1904-1959) married Camilio Tafoya. Two of their children are Joseph Lonewolf and Grace Medicine Flower, all of Santa Clara Pueblo. She was proficient in producing Polychrome red ware, carved black ware, and Black-on-black vessels and plates. She was not a prolific potter but she was an excellent potter.  She was active from 1920 until 1959.

Photo courtesy of Gregory Schaaf.

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