Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Hopi peoples
  • jar, late 1800s–1937
  • Where object was made: First Mesa, Arizona, United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Diameter: 9.5 x 16.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 3 3/4 x 6 1/2 in
  • The Father Felix Nolte Collection from the Benedictine College Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4568

The red jar has short, round body and straight neck. The design repeats three times. There are two stylized feathers (one has three feathers) with black tips with two black triangles at the top placed between two black curlicues. The upper end of each curlicue connects to the neighboring repeat. There is a black line at the bottom of the neck.