Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Santo Domingo peoples
  • jar, late 1800s–2007
  • Where object was made: New Mexico, United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Diameter: 18 x 23 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 7 1/16 x 9 1/16 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4139

The jar has a conical bottom (point down), a flat shoulder, and a nearly straight neck. The body is decorated with a wide white band with black triangles arranged to look like a band of connected six-pointed stars. The shoulder is decorated with red bands, a white band with black dots and a white band with red dots. The neck has a whtie field with clusters of three leaf-like designs.