Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Tomasita Reyes Montoya
    1899–1978, active 1930–1978
    active: United States
  • jar, mid 1900s–1961
  • Where object was made: New Mexico, United States
  • ceramic, mica, incising
  • Object Height/Diameter: 29 x 27 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 11 3/8 x 10 5/8 in
  • Gift of Margaret L. Hoopes
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4078

The light brown jar's body is incised with a band of concentric rectangles that reveal the sparkle in the micaceous clay. There is a narrow row of diagonal lines between every two rectangles.