Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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small pitcher
  • Santo Domingo peoples
  • small pitcher, late 1800s–1992
  • Where object was made: Santo Domingo Pueblo, New Mexico, United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 14.5 x 9 x 10 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 5 11/16 x 3 1/2 x 3 7/8 in
  • The Father Felix Nolte Collection from the Benedictine College Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4252

The small pitcher has a globular body, narrow neck, and flaring lip with a spout. The handle attaches at the rim opposite the spout and the bottom of the neck. It has a white field. The neck is decorated with a series of black triangles that appear as a series of six-pointed stars. The body is decorated with pairs of diagonally oriented lines of black triangles.