Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Acoma maker
  • bowl, late 1900s–1979
  • Where object was made: New Mexico, United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Diameter: 8 x 11.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 3 1/8 x 4 1/2 in
  • Gift of Carol Chavez
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4582

The globular bowl is white with a wide band of decoration created from a series of triangles arranged in a diagonal pattern from the lower facing left to the upper facing right. There is a black triangle, then two pairs of black triangles with a wide white zigzag between and another black triangle. There are straight black and white lines between the triangles, except for the pairs.