Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Acoma maker
  • bowl, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: New Mexico Territory (present-day New Mexico), United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Diameter: 9 x 13.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 3 1/2 x 5 5/16 in
  • Gift from the Harold Eicholtz Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4536

The globular bowl has a red bottom and the remainder is black and white. There is a repeating design that has a black and white stepped triangle in the upper facing left and lower facing right corners. Each has a thick black band on the stepped border with white triangles in the negative space. There is a diagonal row of black and white squares between.