Fine Indian jewelry of the Southwest: the Millicent Rogers Museum collection
Museum of New Mexico Press, 2006 - Antiques & Collectibles - 215 pages
New Mexico art patron Millicent Rogers (1902-1953) was a passionate collector who assembled a stellar collection of Navajo and Zuni silver and turquoise, Hopi silverwork, and Pueblo stone and shell jewellery during the late 1940s and early 1950s when fine late-nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century work could still be found. Her collection provided the foundation for what has become one of America's most important repositories for the aesthetic achievements of Native American artists oft he Southwest: The Millicent Rogers Museum.
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Millicent Rogers the Collector
The Origins of Indian Jewelry in the Southwest
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