Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Hopi maker
  • bowl, late 1800s–1993
  • Where object was made: United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Diameter: 6.5 x 12 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 2 1/2 x 4 3/4 in
  • Gift from the Menninger Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4485

The ouside of the small orange bowl has a wide decorated band. It has a black block with a white semicircle occupying most of the space, with a praying mantis-like shape in the semicircle. It has a black block with two narrow orange triangles and an orange semicircle. Each block repeats once.