Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Medina
  • bowl, late 1900s–1979
  • Where object was made: New Mexico, United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Diameter: 12.5 x 16 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 4 7/8 x 6 1/4 in
  • Gift of Carol Chavez
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4514

The tall bowl has flaring sides and is red with a wide band of decoration. There are two blocks of decoration. One has a black field with four white hearts, arranged as a flower. The other block has a white field with steeply stepped right triangles in red on either side and a red roadrunner in the center. He has a large white eye, a black wing, and black detail. There is a wide and short black triangle at the top. Each block repeats once.