Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Acoma peoples
  • pot, late 1800s–1910
  • Where object was made: New Mexico Territory (present-day New Mexico), United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Diameter: 20 x 25 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 7 7/8 x 9 13/16 in
  • Gift from the Menninger Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4534

The pot has a broken neck. It is red on the bottom 1/4 and white on the remainder. There are three repeats of a medallion with a red border and black triangles arranged like a flower. There are bands of black and white triangles in a variety of styles that fill the remaining space. The tips of a band of red triangles are on the shoulder.