Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Hopi peoples
  • bowl, late 1800s–1993
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Diameter: 6.5 x 15 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 2 1/2 x 5 7/8 in
  • Gift from the Menninger Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4509

The bowl has a small shoulder and a greenish-brown field with a band of decoration consisting of a black triangle with two smaller black triangles on one side. The designs are distinguished by their detail. One has a thick field colored zigzag and the other has parallel field colored lines. These elements alternate.