Curtis, Edward S. (1868-1952)

Edward S. Curtis (1868-1952) - The Piki Maker

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Edward S. Curtis (1868-1952) - The Piki Maker

  • Orotone
  • C. 1906
  • 14'' x 11''
  • $27,800.00
  • PDC92608-0119-006
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18.25" x 15.25" framed, signed in lower right corner. Original frame. Goldtone photograph from portfolio plate number 432, The North American Indian (1907-1930) v.12, The Hopi. "Piki is cornbread baked in colored sheets of paper-like thinness. The batter is spread on the baking stone with the bare hand, and the quickly baked sheet is folded and laid on the basket at the baker's left." - Edward S. Curtis