Boston Museum of Fine Arts - American Native Arts Photos

The Boston Museum of Fine Arts displays a range of native American art.

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Facade pattern of American art wing of Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Gallery of Native American arts at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Mayan burial urns at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.
Facade pattern of American art wing of Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Museum of Fine Arts (1909). Boston, MA. Architect: Guy Lowell.Gallery of Native American arts at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Mayan burial urns at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.
Mayan burial urn at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Remojades earthenware warrior from Veracruz, Mexico at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Carved Mezcala stone masks from Guerrero, Mexico at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Mayan earthenware vessels from Mexico or Guatemala at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.
Mayan burial urn at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Remojades earthenware warrior (500-800) from Veracruz, Mexico at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Carved Mezcala stone masks (100BC-500AD) from Guerrero, Mexico at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Mayan earthenware vessels (600-800) from Mexico or Guatemala at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.
Mayan earthenware incense burners in shape of people from Tikal-area of Guatemala at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Earthenware flutes from Mexico through to Peru by several cultures at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Costa Rican & Panamanian gold masks, pendants, pectorals & cuffs at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Collection of Central American gold objects at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.
Mayan earthenware incense burners in shape of people (400-440) from Tikal-area of Guatemala at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Earthenware flutes (ocarinas) (500-1600) from Mexico through to Peru by several cultures at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Costa Rican & Panamanian gold masks, pendants, pectorals & cuffs (1-1550AD) at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Collection of Central American gold objects at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.
Earthenware jaguar-effigy vessel from Nicaragua or Costa Rica at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Moche earthenware portrait bottle from Peru at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Moche earthenware lobster-effigy from Peru at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Sicán or early Chimú earthenware bird-of-prey effigy from Peru at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.
Earthenware jaguar-effigy vessel (1200-1400) from Nicaragua or Costa Rica at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Moche earthenware portrait bottle (450-600) from Peru at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Moche earthenware lobster-effigy (200-600) from Peru at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Sicán (aka Lambayeque) or early Chimú earthenware bird-of-prey effigy (900-1300) from Peru at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.
Lakota Sioux parfleche from the Dakotas at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Native American feather pelerine from Great Lakes region at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Lakota Sioux man's beaded vest from Great Plains region at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Micmac chair with porcupine quills from Nova Scotia, Canada at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.
Lakota Sioux parfleche (c1860-80) from the Dakotas at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Native American feather pelerine (1830-60) from Great Lakes region at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Lakota Sioux man's beaded vest (c1900) from Great Plains region at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Micmac chair with porcupine quills (c1850-70) from Nova Scotia, Canada at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.
Micmac box with porcupine quills from Nova Scotia, Canada at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Penobscot acorn basket from Maine at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Penobscot basket from Maine at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Haida basketry hat from Haida Gwaii, Canada at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.
Micmac box with porcupine quills (c1900-25) from Nova Scotia, Canada at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Penobscot acorn basket (c1900-20) from Maine at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Penobscot basket (c1930-40) from Maine at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Haida basketry hat (c1900-10) from Haida Gwaii, Canada at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.
Tahltan man's ceremonial fur shirt with beads & buttons from Stikine River, BC, Canada at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Kalaallit Nunaat masks from Greenland at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Mogollon earthenware water jar from east-central AZ near NM at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Anasazi Pueblo earthenware bird effigy from west-central NM at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.
Tahltan man's ceremonial fur shirt with beads & buttons (late 19th-early 20th C) from Stikine River, BC, Canada at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Kalaallit Nunaat masks (c1930-40) from Greenland at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Mogollon earthenware water jar (c1050-1200) from east-central AZ near NM at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Anasazi Pueblo earthenware bird effigy (c1100-1175) from west-central NM at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.
Anasazi Pueblo earthenware bowl from NM or AZ at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Acoma Pueblo earthenware water jar from NM at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Acoma Pueblo earthenware water jar from NM at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Hopi Pueblo earthenware tiles from AZ at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.
Anasazi Pueblo earthenware bowl (c1325-1400) from NM or AZ at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Acoma Pueblo earthenware water jar (c1880-88) from NM at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Acoma Pueblo earthenware water jar (c1900-20) from NM at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Hopi Pueblo earthenware tiles (c1892-99) from AZ at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.
Zuni Pueblo earthenware owl effigy from NM at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Zuni Pueblo earthenware cornmeal bowl from NM at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Zuni Pueblo earthenware water jar from NM at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Papago coiled storage basket with gila monster design from southern AZ at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.
Zuni Pueblo earthenware owl effigy (c1880-92) from NM at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Zuni Pueblo earthenware cornmeal bowl (c1880) from NM at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Zuni Pueblo earthenware water jar (c1860s-70s) from NM at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Papago coiled storage basket with gila monster design (c1899-1920) from southern AZ at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.
Southern coastal California native coiled basket tray with rattlesnake design from southern AZ at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Earthenware water jar with polished black slip by Margaret Tafoya & Alcario Tafoya of Santa Clara Pueblo, NM at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.

Southern coastal California native coiled basket tray with rattlesnake design (c1900) from southern AZ at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Earthenware water jar with polished black slip (c1963) by Margaret Tafoya (potter) & Alcario Tafoya (carver) of Santa Clara Pueblo, NM at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.


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