Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Hopi maker
  • bowl, late 1800s–1993
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Diameter: 11.5 x 13.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 4 1/2 x 5 5/16 in
  • Gift from the Menninger Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4496

The cylindrical bowl has a narrower base, a light orange field and a design that repeats one time consisting of a field colored pointed oval on a black shape above three narrow black triangles with a field colored semicircle. There is an orange "7" shape with a triangle and a partial triangle with black speckles. There are two field colored semicircles on a black field and a black chevron over the top of a small black circle. A "7" shape to the chevron sits above a design with two triangles joined by a semicircle with black smudges.