Tin Box with Framed Harrison Begay Painting

Artist: Harrison Begay, Navajo (1910s-2012)
Dimensions: 5 1/2″L x 4 1/2”W x 1 5/8”H
Tribe: Pueblo/ Navajo
Stone: None
Material: Tin

As seen in Elegant Vessels: A century of southwest silver boxes (Page 37)

Elegant Vessels Book

This box is made of tin, following a Hispanic tradition that also occurred in the Pueblos. In this case, the top serves as a frame fixed with a glass pane over a print by Navajo artist Harrison Begay.

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