Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Kewa Pueblo (Santo Domingo) maker
  • pitcher, 1900–1930
  • Where object was made: Santo Domingo Pueblo, New Mexico, United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 21 x 16 x 17 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 8 1/4 x 6 1/4 x 6 11/16 in
  • Bequest of Helen Rhoda Hoopes
  • Not on display
  • 1975.0005

Ceramic pitcher with a round body, short neck and widely flared lip and spout. short handle from rim to shoulder. Red bottom and interior rim. Remainder has a white field. Body is decorated with a series of black triangles arranged to look like six-pointed stars. Black band at shoulder has diagonal pointed ovals in white. Bottom of neck has white semicircles with black dots under paired black arches. Handle has vertical black and white stripes.