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  • unknown Kotyit (Cochiti) maker
  • jar, early 1900s
  • Where object was made: New Mexico, United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Diameter: 18 x 17.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 7 1/16 x 6 7/8 in
  • Gift from the estate of Gertrude W. Green
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4065

The ceramic jar has a bulbous base and short neck. Most of the jar is tan with stylized designs in black lines. There are two sets of leaf-like design and two other designs with a pointed oval in the top center of a "Y." The neck has a band of three concentric arches, repeated and alternating direction.