Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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small jar
  • unknown Kewa Pueblo (Santo Domingo) maker
  • small jar, late 1800s–1981
  • Where object was made: New Mexico, United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Diameter: 8 x 11 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 3 1/8 x 4 5/16 in
  • Gift of Forrest E. Jones
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4539

The small globular jar has a short neck. It is decorated with a large scale red and white checkerboard. The red squares each have a white pointed oval with black dots down the middle. The white squares each have two wide black triangles in the center.