Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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wedding vase
  • unknown Kotyit (Cochiti) maker
  • wedding vase, late 1800s–1992
  • Where object was made: Cochiti Pueblo, New Mexico, United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 20.5 x 22.5 x 10.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 8 1/16 x 8 7/8 x 4 1/8 in
  • The Father Felix Nolte Collection from the Benedictine College Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4430

The wedding vase has a globular body and two necks, each with a large spout. It has a white field. Each side is decorated with two black flowers with an orange center and black stems with black leaves. There are larger leaves between the flowers. The strap joining the double neck is black.