Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • San Ildefonso or Santo Domingo peoples
  • jar, late 1800s–1937
  • Where object was made: San Ildefonso Pueblo or Santo Domingo Pueblo, New Mexico, United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Diameter: 15.5 x 18 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 6 1/8 x 7 1/16 in
  • The Father Felix Nolte Collection from the Benedictine College Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4451

The red jar's neck is decorated with a band of red triangles pointing upward, black triangles pointing downward and thin white pointed ovals between. There is a black band on the shoulder with white circles and a white band on the body. The repeated design is a black triangle with a red semicircle. The small red arch connects the tops of each design.