Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Piipaash (Maricopa) peoples
  • flask, late 1800s–2007
  • Where object was made: Arizona, United States
  • ceramic, paint, burnishing
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 20 x 17.5 x 6.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 7 7/8 x 6 7/8 x 2 1/2 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4117

The round bottle has one spout and three loops, one on each edge and bottom. One side is decorated with a silhouette of a person with short lines radiating from the legs and head. The other side is decorated with an "X," a line on either side and a line above, each with short lines radiating from it and/or short hooked lines radiating from it.