Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Eusebia T. Shije
    born circa 1930, active circa 1950s–present
    born: Zia Pueblo, New Mexico, United States
  • bowl, late 1900s–1972
  • Where object was made: Zia Pueblo, New Mexico, United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Diameter: 10 x 13.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 3 7/8 x 5 5/16 in
  • Gift of Ann P. Schlager
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4540

The bowl has a red bottom and wide white band on the body. The white band is decorated with three iterations of a bird, identified as a roadrunner, in black. There are small black triangles along the top and the bottom edges. The birds are separated by a row of diagonal oval outlines in black.