Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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vase with handles
  • Tue-I (Isleta) peoples
  • vase with handles, late 1800s–1901
  • Where object was made: Isleta Pueblo, New Mexico Territory (present-day New Mexico), United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Diameter: 12.5 x 8 cm diameter without handles
    Object Height/Diameter: 4 7/8 x 3 1/8 in diameter without handles
  • The Father Felix Nolte Collection from the Benedictine College Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4169

The small vase has a round body, angled shoulder, and cylindrical neck with a flared lip. There are two small handles at the shoulder. It has a light colored field and a band of red checkerboard at the top of the neck. There are two red four-petal flowers on the neck with a band of red sawtooth pattern at the bottom of the neck. The body is decorated with a band of red flower-like designs on a brown vine.