Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Marie Z. Chino
    1907–1982, active 1920s–1982
    active: United States
  • bowl, early 1900s–1988
  • Where object was made: New Mexico, United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Diameter: 13 x 19.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 5 1/8 x 7 5/8 in
  • Gift of Margaret L. Hoopes
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4605

The globular bowl has a shoulder that slopes downward to the opening. It has a white field and a decorated band on the shoulder and near the base that has a series of black and white striped triangles with two black semicircles at one end. The wide decorated band has a diamond pattern with orange stripes on two sides of the diamond, creating a rectangular middle. The middle has a black diamond and two black triangles, all with three white lines. There is a black triangle with white lines at the wide end on each side of the larger diamond pattern.