Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Zia peoples
  • flask, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: New Mexico, United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 14 x 15 x 8.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 5 1/2 x 5 7/8 x 3 3/8 in
  • Transfer from the Johnson County Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4164

The bottle has a globular body, and narrow cylindrical neck. There is a loop handle on two sides. One side of the neck is decorated with alternating red and grey stripes. One side of the body is decorated with two birds, each with a thick black outline and red dots on the body. The other side has a large red circle.