Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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jar
  • Santo Domingo peoples
  • jar, late 1800s–1992
  • Where object was made: New Mexico, United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Diameter: 23 x 25 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 9 1/16 x 9 13/16 in
  • Gift from the Estate of Karl Menninger and his family
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4074
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The ceramic jar has a short neck and flaring lid. It has a light colored field. The body has a series of black triangles that give the overall impression of a row of six pointed stars. The shoulder has a row of skinny black triangles in a white "D" shape. The neck is decorated with large white pointed ovals.