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San Ildefonso pot
Date Issued: 1977-04-13
Postage Value: 13 cents

Commemorative issue
Pueblo pottery - American folk art
San Ildefonso pot

Southwest culture extends over present-day Arizona, New Mexico, Utah, and
southern Colorado.

Hohokam villages of southern Arizona produced pottery decorated with painted
motifs c. A.D. 200.  Within a short time, painted pottery became the region's
dominant art form.

Much painted pottery of the Southwest was nonfigurative and used complex linear
patterns for decoration.

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