Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Acoma maker
  • jar, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: New Mexico Territory (present-day New Mexico), United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Diameter: 12 x 16 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 4 3/4 x 6 1/4 in
  • Gift of James K. Allen
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4519

The bottom 1/4 of the jar is red and the top 3/4 has a white field with decoration. The neck is decorated with a band of paired black triangles with black/white striped triangles. Every second pair has an additional black triangle alongside. There is a second band of paired red triangular shapes around the body.