Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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small jar
  • Hopi peoples
  • small jar, late 1800s–1975
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Diameter: 11 x 11 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 4 5/16 x 4 5/16 in
  • Gift from the Menninger Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4468
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The small jar has a mostly orange field and a band of dark brown on the shoulder. The decorations on the brown band show the underlying field color. It is divided into blocks, with two repeats of each block. One has a triangle with an orange line at one end and three orange triangles, one above the other, with a band of brown dots at the joined end.