Browse Items tagged "pottery" (13 total)

Christine Custalow is a Mattaponi woman known for her pottery and her beadwork. She lives on the Mattaponi Reservation in King William County.

Mildred Moore is a well-known Pamunkey potter who has demonstrated her work in numerous venues across Virginia and beyond. Here she is shown with one of her blackware pots.

An Indian couple is portrayed cooking a meal in this colored engraving by Theodor de Bry based on a watercolor painting by John White. Adding considerable detail to White's eyewitness sketch, de Bry attempts to depict the lives ofAlgonquian-speaking…

In this historical painting by Martin Pate, three Indian women in the present-day Carolinas kneel on mats and make ceramic pottery during the Late Woodland Period (AD 900–1650). Archaeologists and anthropologists believe that it was during this…

When Robert and Lynn Ripley purchased a 300-acre farm in Gloucester County, they knew that archaeologists suspected it was once the home of Powhatan, the Indian chief who reigned when the first English settlers moved into Virginia. Researchers…

Karenne Wood, director of theVirginia Indian Programat theVirginia Foundation for the Humanities, interviews Mildred Moore, a member of the Pamunkey Tribe, at her home on the Pamunkey Reservation in King William County.

Karenne Wood, director of theVirginia Indian Programat theVirginia Foundation for the Humanities, interviews Christine Custalow, a member of the Mattaponi Tribe, at her home on the Mattaponi Reservation in King William County.

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…

This terra-cotta plate is the work of Kevin Brown (Pamunkey), this blackware vase the work of Joyce "Pale Moon" Krigsvold (Pamunkey), and this terra-cotta bowl the work of Mary A. Bradby (Pamunkey). The photograph was originally published inThe…

This pot is a piece of classic blackware by Christine Custalow, a member of the Mattaponi tribe. The pottery is formed with coils of clay, then covered in pine needles and wood and fired in an outdoor kiln to create a black finish. For more…