Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Pablita Concho
    born: Acoma Pueblo, New Mexico, United States ; died: Acoma Pueblo, New Mexico, United States ; active: United States
  • jar, mid 1900s
  • Where object was made: New Mexico, United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Diameter: 19 x 22.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 7 1/2 x 8 7/8 in
  • Gift of Forrest E. Jones
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4068

The wide mouthed ceramic jar has a short neck. It is decorated with two iterations of an orange bird with black and white tail feathers. There is a wide arch above each with blocks of orange alternating with a blocks of black and white diamonds and triangles. The space between arches each has two stacked triangle-like designs filled with crosshatching. There are solid triangles and semicircles on the edges.