Theodore Edaakie, Sr.

In the 1930s and 1940s, Theodore Edaakie, Sr., and Lee Edaakie were employed as artisans at C. G. Wallace's trading post at Zuni. Mosaic inlay pieces that Theodore made were collected by Wallace, and several were sold at the 1975 Sotheby's auction of the collection.

Pin
Theodore Edaakie (Zuni)
Coral, turquoise, shell, silver
1942
3.563 in. x 3 in.
KMA 89.016.321
 
Links:
http://www7a.biglobe.ne.jp/~zunimosaic/46783532/
http://www.nationalcowboymuseum.org/g_silb_arti.html
http://web.abqtrib.com/archives/news02/072402_news_isleta.shtml

Sources:
Sotheby Parke Bernet, Inc. The C.G. Wallace Collection of American Indian Art. New York: Sotheby Parke Bernet, Inc., 1975, p. 55.
Schaaf, Gregory. American Indian Jewelry 1: 1200 Biographies. Santa Fe, N.Mex.: CIAC Press, 2003, p. 147.
Slaney, Deborah. Blue Gem, White Metal. Phoenix, AZ: The Heard Museum, 1998, p. 15.
Wright, Barton. Hallmarks of the Southwest. Atlen, Pa.: Schiffer Publishing, 2000,p. 62.