Denver Art Museum Native American Arts Collection Photos

The Denver Art Museum has one of the best & largest collections of Native American Arts in America. It ranges from ancient to modern, from East coast to the U.S. Southwest to a superb Pacific Northwest collection.

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Display of part of vast Native American art collection at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Native American basket tray at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Navajo basket at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Navajo art basket by Sally Black at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.
Display of part of vast Native American art collection at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Native American basket tray (9th c) at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Navajo basket (c1940) at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Navajo art basket (c1998) by Sally Black at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.
Klikitat native storage basket at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Achomawi native storage basket at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Yurok trinket basket at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Karuk women's work basket at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.
Klikitat native storage basket (1910-20) at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Achomawi native storage basket (1900) at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Yurok trinket basket (1910) at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Karuk women's work basket (1920) at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.
Pomo memorial plaque by Annie Boone at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Mission Indian basket tray with design of rattlesnake & horned lizard at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Mission Indian basket bowl at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Mission Indian storage basket at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.
Pomo memorial plaque (1910) by Annie Boone at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Mission Indian basket tray (1920) with design of rattlesnake & horned lizard at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Mission Indian basket bowl (1920s) at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Mission Indian storage basket (1920s) at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.
Chumash Indian covered storage basket at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Karuk covered basket by Louise Hickox at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Lillooet covered sewing basket at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Tulare friendship basket with quail feathers at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.
Chumash Indian covered storage basket (1820s) at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Karuk covered basket (1911-3) by Louise Hickox at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Lillooet covered sewing basket (1900) at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Tulare friendship basket with quail feathers (1900) at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.
Ottawa Indian porcupine quill bark box at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Wasco Indian woven wallet with human figures at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Nez Perce woven storage bag at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Nez Perce woven storage bag with star pattern at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.
Ottawa Indian porcupine quill bark box (1920) at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Wasco Indian woven wallet (1890s) with human figures at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Nez Perce woven storage bag (1900) at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Nez Perce woven storage bag (1930) with star pattern at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.
Nez Perce woven storage bag by Delia Davis at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Klikitat beaded handbag with stag design at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Iroquois beaded purse at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Ojibwa beaded bandolier bag at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.
Nez Perce woven storage bag (1965) by Delia Davis at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Klikitat beaded handbag (1920) with stag design at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Iroquois beaded purse (late 19th c) at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Ojibwa beaded bandolier bag (1880-90s) at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.
Arapaho beaded possible bag [aka "bag for every possible thing"] at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Arapaho painted parfleche bag at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Cheyenne painted parfleche bag at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Crow decorated horse saddle, blanket & cases at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.
Arapaho beaded possible bag (1890) [aka "bag for every possible thing"] at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Arapaho painted parfleche bag (1930) at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Cheyenne painted parfleche bag (1920) at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Crow decorated horse saddle, blanket & cases (1890s) at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.
Lakota Sioux deerskin dress with beadwork & feather decoration at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Yakima bride's headdress of dentalia shells & Chinese coins at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Woman's strung bead collar by unknown Great Basin Region native at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Cheyenne beaded girl's boots at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.
Lakota Sioux deerskin dress with beadwork & feather decoration (c1880) at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Yakima bride's headdress (1900) of dentalia shells & Chinese coins at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Woman's strung bead collar by unknown Great Basin Region native (1930s) at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Cheyenne beaded girl's boots (1890) at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.
Beaded native beaded vests at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Cheyenne beaded cradle board at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Crow beaded cradle board at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Osage feather fan with beaded handle at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.
Beaded native beaded vests (c1890-1900) at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Cheyenne beaded cradle board (1890) at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Crow beaded cradle board (1890) at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Osage feather fan with beaded handle (1940) at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.
Navajo wool rug with plant & bird design by Ason Yellowhair at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Detail of bird on Navajo wool rug by Ason Yellowhair at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Arkansas Caddoan-culture native tripod jar at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Quapaw dog effigy pot from Southeastern USA at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.
Navajo wool rug (1984) with plant & bird design by Ason Yellowhair at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Detail of bird on Navajo wool rug (1984) by Ason Yellowhair at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Arkansas Caddoan-culture native tripod jar (15th c) at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Quapaw dog effigy pot (16th c) from Southeastern USA at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.
Mojave effigy jar with human face at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Zuni painted clay bowl with butterflies & frogs at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Zia painted clay bowl with birds at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Zuni painted meal bowl with snakes & lizards at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.
Mojave effigy jar with human face (1880) at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Zuni painted clay bowl with butterflies & frogs (1875-1925) at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Zia painted clay bowl with birds (1920s) at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Zuni painted meal bowl with snakes & lizards (c1929) at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.
Acoma Pueblo painted clay bowl with birds by Grace Chino at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Santa Clara Pueblo painted clay jar with turtles by Jody Naranjo at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Santa Clara Pueblo painted clay jar with ceremonial dancers over butterflies by Lois Gutierrez-De la Cruz at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Tlingit house entrance with design of black bear at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.
Acoma Pueblo painted clay bowl with birds (1981) by Grace Chino at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Santa Clara Pueblo painted clay jar with turtles (1995) by Jody Naranjo at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Santa Clara Pueblo painted clay jar with ceremonial dancers over butterflies (1997) by Lois Gutierrez-De la Cruz at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Tlingit house entrance (c1840) with design of black bear at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.
Tlingit wooden chest with lid with image of grizzly bear at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Kwakwaka'wakw northwest coast wooden whale mask at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Tlingit carved wooden ceremonial hat & robe at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Kwakwaka'wakw four-faced mask by George Walkus at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.
Tlingit wooden chest with lid (1850) with image of grizzly bear at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Kwakwaka'wakw northwest coast wooden whale mask (1900) at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Tlingit carved wooden ceremonial hat (c1850) & robe (c1880) at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Kwakwaka'wakw four-faced mask (c1938) by George Walkus at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.
Yupik northwest coast woven root rain hat at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Haida & Tlingit woven basket containers at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Aleut woven basket with lid at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Inupiaq woven basket with lid & animal ivory figures from Pt. Barrow, AK at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.
Yupik northwest coast woven root rain hat (c1840) at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Haida (left) & Tlingit woven basket containers (c1900) at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Aleut woven basket with lid (c1910) at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Inupiaq woven basket with lid & animal ivory figures (c1900) from Pt. Barrow, AK at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.
Inupiaq woven basket with lid & ivory seal handle by Abe Simmons at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Tlingit rawhide drum with image of eagle at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Haida argillite carved plate with ivory disks at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.
Inupiaq woven basket with lid & ivory seal handle (1950) by Abe Simmons at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Tlingit rawhide drum (c1880) with image of eagle at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Haida argillite carved plate with ivory disks (c1880) at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.

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