Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Taos maker
  • jar, late 1800s–1937
  • Where object was made: Taos Pueblo?, New Mexico, United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Diameter: 15 x 19.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 5 7/8 x 7 5/8 in
  • The Father Felix Nolte Collection from the Benedictine College Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4553

The short jar has a wide body. The neck has a slight flare at the rim. It is orange with a white painted band on the top portion of the body which is also decorated with raised arches at regular intervals. There are three red arches and three white arches.