Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Sadie Adams
    1905–1995, active 1930–1981
    active: United States
  • bowl, early 1900s
  • Where object was made: Arizona, United States
  • ceramic, paint, impressing
  • Object Height/Diameter: 7 x 23 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 2 3/4 x 9 1/16 in
  • Gift from the estate of Gertrude W. Green
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4489

The wide, shallow bowl has a light orange field. The interior is decorated with a swirling pattern of black triangles, field colored triangles, and two orange triangles at the end.

The exterior is decorated with five repeats of a cluster of four triangles around vertical field colored lines. The area between these designs is filled with rows of rectangular imprints.