Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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small pitcher
  • Acoma peoples
  • small pitcher, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: New Mexico Territory (present-day New Mexico), United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 12 x 9.5 x 12 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 4 3/4 x 3 3/4 x 4 3/4 in
  • Gift of Mrs. Allen Phillips
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4532

The small pitcher has a foot, a globular body, a small pour spout and a loop handle from the rim to the shoulder. It has a red foot and a white handle. The body has a white field with a band of white and black crosshatched triangles around the rim. Each large triangle has a smaller tan triangle on two borders. The widest portion of the body has a band of designs comprising four tan triangles arranged to form a rectangle with a white middle. There are black triangles below the band of tan triangles.