Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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jar
  • Met
  • jar, late 1900s–1989
  • Where object was made: New Mexico, United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Diameter: 9 x 11 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 3 1/2 x 4 5/16 in
  • Gift of Carol Chavez
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4566
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Description
Inscriptions/Signature

The small jar has a constricted opening. It has a red field. There is a decorated band on the shoulder and below the shoulder. The band on the shoulder is decorated with repeats of a block: two black semicircles in the upper facing left corner, with two long narrow black triangles. A band of three black triangles crosses diagonally through the block. The bottom facing right corner has three small black triangles on the bottom edge.

The band below the shoulder is decorated with repeats of a block: a black triangle with a stepped edge and light orange semicircles in the upper facing left corner. The bottom facing right corner has three oblong outlines with a stepped triangle outline inside of each.