Browse Items tagged "crafts" (77 total)

A Virginia Indian in a headdress holds a bow in one hand and tobacco leaves in the other in this woodblock image used by an English company to label its "Best Virginia" tobacco product. Tobacco was the major cash crop for the English colonists in…

English interpreter Thomas Savage, gesturing at center, negotiates with two of Pocahontas's brothers (at right) in this engraving from Theodor de Bry's Americae (1634). Pocahontas, a daughter of the paramount chief Powhatan, was captured by the…

This classic-style bowl and spoon are the work of Elizabeth "Blue Water" Adams (Upper Mattaponi). The photograph was originally published inThe Virginia Indian Heritage Trail(2007), produced by theVirginia Indian Programof the Virginia Foundation…

This classic-style wood-fired turtle container with lid is the work of Voncie "Bright Eyes" Fortune (Rappahannock). The photograph was originally published inThe Virginia Indian Heritage Trail(2007), produced by theVirginia Indian Programof the…

These traditional-style honeysuckle baskets are the work of Bertie Branham (Monacan). The photograph was originally published inThe Virginia Indian Heritage Trail(2007), produced by theVirginia Indian Programof theVirginia Foundation for the…

This classic-style wood-fired urn is the work of Zelma "Deer in Water" Wynn (Chickahominy). The photograph, by Mathias Tornqvist, was originally published inThe Virginia Indian Heritage Trail(2007), produced by theVirginia Indian Programof…

A pottery exhibit at the Pamunkey Indian Museum in King William County features pottery dating from the 1930s through the 1970s, illustrating modern and traditional ceramic technologies.