Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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small jar
  • Laguna peoples
  • small jar, late 1800s–1923
  • Where object was made: Laguna Pueblo, New Mexico, United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Diameter: 9 x 9 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 3 1/2 x 3 1/2 in
  • The Father Felix Nolte Collection from the Benedictine College Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4167
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Description
Inscriptions/Signature

The small jar has a globular body and a wide neck. The body is decorated with a band of triangles, filled with black and white horizontal stripes. The triangles are on a white field and red triangles fill the space above. The neck is decorated with a repeating block. The block has a wide diagonal line filled with three red dots. The remainder of the block is filled with black and white horizontal stripes.