Virginia Romero, Taos Pueblo Potter

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Artist signature of Virginia Romero, Taos Pueblo PotterVirginia Romero was a Taos Pueblo potter recognized for her efforts to keep the Taos Pueblo micaceous pottery tradition alive. Romero was a student at the Santa Fe Indian School during the early 1900s. In 1919, she began making pottery. Remarkably, she continued doing so until she passed away in 1998 at 100 years old.

Virginia T. Romero (1898-1998) Pop Tő (Flower House) has been honored by the Millicent Rogers Museum and the State of New Mexico for her cultural contributions. Her works are included in several prominent museum collections.

TAGS: Taos Pueblo, Southwest Indian Pottery