Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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wedding vase
  • Diné (Navajo) or Taos peoples
  • wedding vase, late 1800s–1993
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • ceramic, mica
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 15.5 x 14.5 x 12 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 6 1/8 x 5 11/16 x 4 3/4 in
  • Gift from the Menninger Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4552

The wedding vase has a globular body and two wide necks joined with a short strap. There is a small raised arch between the necks on either side with vertical impressions. It is tan with a micaceous sheen and has a large black firing cloud.