Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Lucy M. Lewis
    circa 1898–1992, active circa 1920–1990
    born: Acoma Pueblo, New Mexico, United States ; died: Acoma Pueblo, New Mexico, United States ; active: United States
  • bowl, early 1900s–1965
  • Where object was made: New Mexico, United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Diameter: 12.5 x 18 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 4 7/8 x 7 1/16 in
  • Gift from the Menninger Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4584

The bowl has a narrow base and slight shoulder. It is white with a wide decorated band and has a deep zigzag of clusters of three thin black lines. There is a black and white striped chevron-like shape, one leg with three triangles, and the other leg with one triangle, that occupies the black negative space.