Rachel Sahmie Nampeyo was born to Priscilla Namingha Nampeyo and Donnelly Sahmie in 1956. She grew up in the village of Polacca at the foot of Hopi First Mesa, surrounded by some of the finest traditional potters in the Hopi mesas. Growing up watching her mother make pottery, Rachel learned a lot. She has been an active potter since about 1970.
This jar was hand made using all natural materials. The piece was hand coiled and painted in the traditional methods and designs. It is signed Nampeyo Koo Loo.
7 1/2" Tall, 3 3/4" Wide