Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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small bowl
  • unknown Laguna maker
  • small bowl, late 1800s–1923
  • Where object was made: Laguna Pueblo, New Mexico, United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Diameter: 6.5 x 12 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 2 1/2 x 4 3/4 in
  • The Father Felix Nolte Collection from the Benedictine College Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4162

The small bowl has rounded sides and a light colored field. It is decorated with a band of pointed ovals, attached at either end. Each oval has a border of red scallops. The inside of each oval has a horizontal stripe of diamonds, each with a fill of diagonal stripes. There are black scallops above and below the stripe of diamonds.