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jar
  • Santo Domingo peoples
  • jar, late 1800s–1993
  • Where object was made: New Mexico, United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Diameter: 20.5 x 18.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 8 1/16 x 7 1/4 in
  • Gift from the Menninger Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4435
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Description

The jar has a globular body, a short neck, and a small lip. It has a white field. Most of the body is decorated with a series of black triangles arranged to look like interconnected six-pointed stars. The row of black triangles with concaved sides on the shoulder gives the appearance of white scallops. The neck is decorated with black triangles arranged to look like interconnected six-pointed stars.