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wedding vase
  • Maria Martinez, artist
    1887–1980
    born: San Ildefonso Pueblo, New Mexico, United States ; died: San Ildefonso Pueblo, New Mexico, United States
    Julian Martinez, painter
    1897–1943
    born: San Ildefonso Pueblo, New Mexico, United States ; died: San Ildefonso Pueblo, New Mexico, United States
  • wedding vase, early 1900s–1943
  • Where object was made: New Mexico, United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 19.5 x 16.5 x 12.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 7 5/8 x 6 1/2 x 4 7/8 in
  • Gift from the Menninger Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4413
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The wedding vase has a globular bottom and two necks joined by a strap at the top. It is glossy black with a band of matte black semicircles. It has a band of matte black clusters of three triangles above the semicircles.