Sylvia Naha, Feather Woman, Hopi Pueblo Potter
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Hopi Pueblo artist Sylvia Naha, also known as Feather Woman, is known for her fine pottery creations. The walls of her vessels are thin and the painting is exquisitely applied which makes them quite collectible.
Sylvia Naha (1951 - 1999) Feather Woman was the daughter of Helen Naha (the first Feather Woman) and Archie Naha, and the granddaughter of Paqua Naha. Paqua was the first Frog Woman, and Helen, the first Feather Woman. Sylvia passed away in August of 1999, at the age of 48. She signed her pottery with a feather and her initial S is added for clarity.
Reference: Hopi-Tewa Pottery: 500 Artist Biographies by Gregory Schaaf.
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