Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Kewa Pueblo (Santo Domingo) maker
  • jar, late 1800s–1992
  • Where object was made: New Mexico, United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Diameter: 22.5 x 21 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 8 7/8 x 8 1/4 in
  • Gift from the Estate of Karl Menninger and his family
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4131

The jar has a narrow base and wide shoulder. A white band covers the neck and most of the pot, but the bottom and interior is red. The white portion is divided into three bands. The bottom band looks like black leaves. The middle portion is divided into black squares, most of each square is filled by a white circle. The neck is decorated with solid white "U" shapes with black in the space around.