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Indian Pottery
Description: Footage of renowned American Indian potter Maria Martinez creating blackware Pueblo pottery with her husband Julian Martinez.
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Clip #: AD-41B
Length: 17:43
Color: B/W
Sound: Silent
Library: Getty Images
Decade: 1940s
Filmmaker: Andre de la Varre
Region: North America
Country: United States
State: Colorado
Subject: Native Life
Original: 35mm
Keywords:
traditional culture, pueblos, American Indians, black-on-black ware, ceramics, artisans, artists, potters, Native Americans, couples, married, husbands, wives, female artists, Native American stores. 06:00:00:00 San Ildefonso Pueblo, New Mexico VS Caucasian woman & man (tourists) exiting American Indian store. Sign for “San Ildefonso Indian Pueblo.” 06:01:00:02 San Ildefonso Pueblo, New Mexico VS American Indian middle-aged couple (Maria and Julian Martinez) seated outside making pottery. CU Indian woman shaping & molding clay flat. HA CU pressing clay into bowl mold. VS Indian woman shaping & molding clay into long piece & pressing around rim of bowl. Headshot Indian woman smiling as she works. CU hands smoothing out clay along rim of bowl. CU smoothing out inside of bowl. CU traditional American Indian necklaces worn around woman’s neck. (great shots, pottery making, ceramics, handicrafts) 06:03:41:20 San Ildefonso Pueblo, New Mexico VS American Indian middle-aged couple (Maria and Julian Martinez) seated outside making pottery. CU hands scraping side of clay pot to make it smooth. VS Indian man painting designs on vase. Headshot Indian man concentrating on his work. Indian couple displaying pieces to each other. (great shots, pottery making, ceramics, handicrafts) 06:05:23:02 San Ildefonso Pueblo, New Mexico VS American Indian middle-aged couple (Maria and Julian Martinez) removing finished pottery from kiln buried in ground & wiping dirt off. VS finished blackware pottery on ground. Indian man wiping off pottery & handing to woman, who arranges on ground. Indian couple holding up finished pottery pieces & smiling. (great shots, pottery making, ceramics, handicrafts) 06:07:41:00

Notes:
Transferred from an original 35mm nitrate negative which is no longer available

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