Vernida Polacca

Born into the Tewa Corn Clan in 1955, Vernida Polacca is the daughter of Harold and Alice Polacca. Among her siblings are Clinton Polacca, Diana Polacca, Clement Polacca, Harold Polacca, Jr., Reva Polacca Ami and Marvin Polacca. Vernida was taught to make pottery by her grandmother, Fannie Nampeyo.

Vernida seems to like to work with yellow ware and paint decorations like the migration pattern, butterflies, moths, bat wings, weather symbols and bird elements.

Bat wing and migration pattern design on a polychrome jar
Polychrome jar decorated with a bat wing and migration pattern design
4 in H by 6 in Dia

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