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Grant Recipient

Christine Garnier

Craft Research Fund—Project Grant


Support for “The Currency of Handmade’: Romanticizing the Indigenous Silversmith of the Southwest” dissertation research to investigate indigenous silversmithing practices in the American Southwest by examining how photographic portraits of indigenous silversmiths and the squash blossom necklace became a site to reflect the politics hand-crafted labor, cultural persistence, and the rise of turquoise in national jewelry design.



Harvard University



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