Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Santo Domingo peoples
  • jar, late 1800s (or late 1800s-early 1900s)
  • Where object was made: New Mexico, United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Diameter: 20 x 18.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 7 7/8 x 7 1/4 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4134

The ceramic jar has a narrow base and wide shoulder. The top 2/3 has a light brown field and the bottom 1/3 is red. Black triangles are arranged to look like a band of connected six-pointed stars. The same design but on a smaller scale is on the neck.