Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • San Ildefonso or Santa Clara peoples
  • bowl, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: New Mexico, United States
  • ceramic, paint, burnishing
  • Object Height/Diameter: 10.5 x 18.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 4 1/8 x 7 1/4 in
  • Gift from the Menninger Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4618

The round bowl has straight sides and a flat bottom. There are two stepped triangles on the rim, opposite each other. The bowl is black with a circle with a triangle at the bottom and a curlicue in either direction. It has stepped triangles painted in the cut stepped triangles on the rim.