Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Santo Domingo peoples
  • jar, late 1800s–1937
  • Where object was made: Santo Domingo Pueblo, New Mexico, United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Diameter: 14 x 16 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 5 1/2 x 6 1/4 in
  • The Father Felix Nolte Collection from the Benedictine College Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4431

The jar has a globular body, a narrow base and a wide mouth. It is white with black triangular outlines dividing the body into various sized triangles. The outlines have black fill at the angles, leaving the interior of the triangles as a white rounded shape. The neck is decorated with a band of paired triangles that create long, thin white ovals.