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Mother's Day Gifts from the Eiteljorg Museum Store

by Robert Tate and May Ann Clifford, Eiteljorg Museum Store | May 03, 2013

From pocket change to budget buster, our top picks for Mom from the Eiteljorg


                                                                    Eiteljorg Museum Store

Even if you weren’t the perfect child, it was Mommy who kissed the booboos and scared away the monsters under the bed. Tell her “Thank You” with gifts from the Eiteljorg.

For the Mom who loves to write, we have a wide selection of beautiful and unique note cards.  Two of our favorites are the “Inuit designs” embossed note cards and the Georgia O’Keefe floral note cards.

Inuit Designs embossed by Cape Dorset
Members  $12.75, Retail $15.00
Georgia O’Keeffe flowers by Pomegranate
Members $13.56, Retail $15.95
Kenojuak Ashevak, birds of Cape Dorset by Pomegranate
Members $13.56, Retail $15.95
Paintings of the Southwest, Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM
Members $12.71, Retail $14.95

For the Mommy who loves to picnic outdoors on a beautiful warm evening or carpet picnic at home when it is storming outside, we have the Pendleton picnic blanket.  It is perfect for sitting on the damp grass at outdoor concerts with the rugged Pendleton wool top and nylon back.   Don’t forget a box of Eiteljorg Salted Caramels and a bag of white cheddar popcorn for your evening treats.

Pendleton Woolen Roll-Up Blanket, 100% Wool Top, 100% Nylon Back
 Members $100.30, Retail $118.00
Eiteljorg Sea Salt Caramels by South Bend Chocolate
 Members $11.05, Retail $13.00
White Cheddar Popcorn by Lakota
Members $2.51, Retail $2.95

More than likely it was Mama who taught you the “ABCs” and then how to read.  Tell her thank you for the gift of reading with one of our many books ranging from Native American history to living in the Southwest.  We also have small throw pillows that make reading a cozy leisure activity.

Indian Voices, Listening to Native Americans by Alison Owings
Members $22.91, Retail $26.95
The New Adobe Home by Byrne and Larson, Photography by Haskell
Members $29.75, Retail $35.00
Painting the Wild Frontier, The Art and Adventures of George Catlin by Reich Members $17.85, Retail $21.00
Zapotec Large Throw Pillow
Members $102.00,Retail $120.00
Zapotec “Peanut” Mini-Throw Pillow
Members $25.46, Retail $29.95

Our ultimate Mother’s Day present is this beautiful necklace and bracelet set. The hardest part with this present is who deserves it more -- the wife of your beautiful family or your mother because she never told dad about “that incident” at college.

Vintage Turquoise and Natural Coral with Silver Necklace and Bracelet set
 by Johnny McCray, Navajo 
 Members $1,955, Retail $2300.00

Whether she’s Mother, Mom, Mommy or Mama, May 12 is her day! The Eiteljorg Museum Store has a wide selection of perfect gifts. We’re open every day! So be sure to stop in!

Robert Tate and Mary Ann Clifford
Eiteljorg Museum Store


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