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Collection Tier:
Tier 3

Food
Native American - Southwest ➔ Tray

Identifier:
141368
Description:
This Hopi wedding tray was not only produced for the "art market", but also continued to be an important social and ceremonial object.  Very often there trays were a gift, given as repayment for a bride's wedding robe that had been woven by the men of the groom's family.  Gift exchange was, and continues to be, an integral part of Hopi culture.
Date:
1910 – 1915
Materials:
Galleta Grass, Yucca
Dimensions:
2" h 14.5" w
Current Location Status:
In Storage
Source:
Museum Collection
Exhibit/Program
Science Tuesday: Food (August 2017)
Science Tuesdays is an ongoing educational experience, offering science programming based on changing themes each month. Science Tuesdays take place throughout the day on Tuesdays at the Museum and include a variety of activities and interactive displays.
Maker/Donor
Hopi
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