Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Piipaash (Maricopa) peoples
  • flowerpot, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Arizona Territory (present-day Arizona), United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Diameter: 19.5 x 24 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 7 5/8 x 9 7/16 in
  • Gift of James K. Allen
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4432

The relatively tall pot has straight sides that flare as they get taller. It is orange with two thin black bands at the top and bottom. There are vertical stripes of black and field colored blocks with three sunburst-like patterns consisting of one in the middle of each stripe and one at the top and bottom of each stripe.