Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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oblong pot
  • unknown Akimel O'odham (Pima) or Piipaash (Maricopa) maker
  • oblong pot, late 1800s–1922
  • Where object was made: Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, Arizona, United States
  • ceramic, paint, burnishing
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 8.5 x 19.5 x 12.5 cm width is point to point
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 3 3/8 x 7 5/8 x 4 7/8 in width is point to point
  • The Father Felix Nolte Collection from the Benedictine College Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4115

The ceramic vessel has an oblong shape and pointed ends. The rim at the opening is wavy on either end and straight at the sides. It is red with small black swastika in each projection of the rim, for a total of six. There is a key pattern around the opening.