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large jar
  • Zuñi peoples
  • large jar, late 1800s-early 1900s
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Diameter: 26 x 34 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 10 1/4 x 13 3/8 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4623
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Description

The large jar is mostly white. The rim is decorated with semicircles of brown and white stripes and with white semicircles cut from the bottom. There are two triangles between the brown semicircles in red and white stripes. Body of the jar is decorated with modeled frogs that are brown with green and black backs. There are large brown butterflies painted between each of the frogs and brown dragonflies are painted below each frog.