Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Mary Tortalita
  • bowl, early 1900s–1930
  • Where object was made: New Mexico, United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Diameter: 10 x 21 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 3 7/8 x 8 1/4 in
  • Gift of Forrest E. Jones
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4450

The bowl has a red bottom and white interior. The wide band of decoration on the outside covers the top 2/3. There is a white band with black triangles arranged to resemble a band of interconnected six-pointed stars.