Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Southwestern peoples
  • pot, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Arizona Territory (present-day Arizona), United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Diameter: 17 x 25 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 6 11/16 x 9 13/16 in
  • Gift of James K. Allen
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4219

The round ceramic pot has a flat bottom and prominent shoulder. The area below the shoulder is red. Ther are brown lines on the shoulder and a band of brown diamond shapes with curlicues on either side and a red triangle inside. There are pairs of brown ovals with a curlicue at the top of each between each diamond design. There is a solid brown band at the neck with a band of small triangles above and below.