Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Acoma peoples
  • pitcher, late 1800s–1993
  • Where object was made: New Mexico, United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 15 x 9 x 13 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 5 7/8 x 3 1/2 x 5 1/8 in
  • Gift from the Menninger Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4589

The pitcher has a globular body and a tall, narrow neck with a pourspout. It has a loop handle of two twisted coils from the rim to the body. The handle is red/orange. The pitcher is white. The neck is decorated with rows of black and white triangles and rows of solid black triangles. The body is decorated with diagonal rows of black and white striped triangles, and wide rows of black and white stripes with white triangles inside.