Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Little Blue
  • vase, late 1900s–1994
  • Where object was made: United States
  • ceramic, paint, feathers, leather, beads, dyeing
  • Object Height/Diameter: 13 x 15 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 5 1/8 x 5 7/8 in
  • Gift of Carol Chavez
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4439

The globular vase has two cylindrical necks adjacent to each other. It has a white field with a light blue band near the bottom and a thinner grey band. There is a textured white or light blue feather on the white field with black detail. There is a light blue bow and arrow with grey detail.

The taller neck has a hole through one side with a strip of light blue leather through it. Small brown feathers hang from the leather with light blue, pearlescent white and black beads at the proximal end.