Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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globular bowl
  • Acoma peoples
  • globular bowl, late 1800s–1945
  • Where object was made: Acoma Pueblo, New Mexico, United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Diameter: 10 x 15 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 3 7/8 x 5 7/8 in
  • The Father Felix Nolte Collection from the Benedictine College Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4516

The globular bowl is orange at the bottom with a wide black and white decorated band. The band has two repeating elements consisting of black semicircles at the top and bottom with a composite semicircle/two triangle shape in white. The middle of the band has a shape defined by the semicircles. The larger portions have a white cross with two black leaf shapes and two white leaf shapes in a black triangle. The narrow portions of the band have a vertical row of black diamonds/triangles with white triangles on either side. The field color of the middle portion of the band is black and white diagonal stripes.