Patricia Peña photograph of José Encarnacion Peña dressed as koshari, 1978

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.79-30
Creators:
Peña, Patricia
Dates:
1978
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
1 color print
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Photograph depicting José Encarnacion Peña dressed as a koshari for a Corn Dance in August 1978. The photograph was made by Peña's wife, Patricia Peña.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
José Encarnacion Peña (1902-1979, also known as Soqween) was a painter and potter from San Ildefonso Pueblo and the nephew of potter Maria Martinez. He studied painting under Dorothy Dunn at "The Studio" of the Santa Fe Indian School in the early 1930s. Peña was known for his watercolor and mural paintings of dances, as well as pottery figurines and fetishes. His wife Patricia Pena was an award-winning dollmaker.

Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot 79-30

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access note
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Preferred Citation note
Photo lot 79-30, Patricia Peña photograph of José Encarnacion Peña dressed as koshari, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Addl. KW Subj
Addl. KW Subj
San Ildefonso

Location of Other Archival Materials
Location of Other Archival Materials
A painting by José Encarnacion Peña can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in MS 7429.
Location of Other Archival Materials
The National Museum of the American Indian and the Denver Public Library also hold paintings by Peña.

Custodial History note
Custodial History note
Donated by José Encarnacion and Patricia Peña, 1978.

Keywords
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Photographs Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tewa Indians Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tewa dance Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Peña, Jose Encarnacion, San Ildefonso Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
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4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland 20746
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