Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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wedding vase
  • Kotyit (Cochiti) peoples
  • wedding vase, late 1800s–1945
  • Where object was made: Cochiti Pueblo, New Mexico, United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 18 x 15 x 11.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 7 1/16 x 5 7/8 x 4 1/2 in
  • The Father Felix Nolte Collection from the Benedictine College Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4212

The vase has a globular body and two spouts. The spouts are joined by a handle. It has a white field. The spouts are decorated with two solid black circles on each side, each with a white line across. The body is decorated with two iterations of two different designs. One is a red circle with a black center. There is an irregular black shape with four points around the red circle. The other design is a red rectangle with a black vertical line. The rectangle sits inside a black rectangular outline which has two black triangles on the vertical sides. It has a black handle.