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: 6 x 14.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 2 3/8 x 5 11/16 in
  • Gift from the Menninger Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4558

The light orange bowl's interior is painted with two repeats of the same design: a stylized "J" shape with the top ending in a triangle with flared tips and two pairs of triangles on the hooked portion.