Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Zuñi maker
  • bowl, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Arizona Territory (present-day Arizona), United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Diameter: 4.5 x 12.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 1 3/4 x 4 7/8 in
  • Gift of Mrs. Allen Phillips
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4551

The wide, shallow bowl is white. The exterior is decorated with a band of thin black triangles. The interior is decorated with a red diamond outline in the center with brown outline. Two points have three teardrop shapes with brown outlines and red dots. Two points have a central teardrop shape with a red outline and brown dots and two curling leaf-like shapes in dark brown.