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💥 RARE 70s Hopi Plaque - Unfinished, from Hotavilla w Documentation - $188 (Santa Fe)

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This one-of-a-kind collectible is extremely rare to find: an unfinished Hopi plaque. The plaque was made by Mildred Abert and comes with a picture of the artist making it on the day it was purchased. The collector was at Hotevilla on the Hopi Reservation in November of 1973 and watched the artist create the basket. She asked the artist if she could purchase it half-finished because she loved seeing it with the reeds waiting to be woven and had never seen that in all her years of collecting. It has been on a wall in her home for almost fifty years. You would have to be at the rez at the right place and right time to buy directly from the artist. Fantastic provenance. Total measurement: 30" across x 13" deep.

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