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
  • jar, early 1900s–1963
  • Where object was made: New Mexico, United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Diameter: 12 x 14 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 4 3/4 x 5 1/2 in
  • Gift from the Menninger Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4603

The jar has a white bottom and interior. The remainder of the pot is decorated with parallel black and white lines in diamond shapes. The diamonds are arranged in flower-like clusters of eight, and overlap into neighboring clusters.