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jar
  • Maria Martinez
    1887–1980
    born: San Ildefonso Pueblo, New Mexico, United States ; died: San Ildefonso Pueblo, New Mexico, United States
  • jar, 1915–1934
  • Where object was made: San Ildefonso Pueblo, New Mexico, United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Diameter: 20.5 x 18 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 8 1/16 x 7 1/16 in
  • Gift of Frank Z. Glick
  • Not on display
  • 1975.0030
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Glossy black jar with a globular body and a neck that tapers slightly before flaring at the rim. Matte black decoration at shoulder in a repeating desing: two triangles in upper facing left corner, triangle in lower facing left corner that ends in a curlicue, facing right side has three long triangles. Neck is decorated with a band of stepped triangles.