Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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small jar
  • Mohawk peoples
  • small jar, late 1800s–1971
  • Where object was made: Hagersville, Ontario, Canada
  • ceramic, paint, incising
  • Object Height/Diameter: 10.5 x 7.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 4 1/8 x 2 15/16 in
  • Gift of Ann P. Schlager
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4619

The small jar has a round body and a short, flared neck with incised decoration on the body, in repeating blocks. There is a line from the upper facing left to the lower facing right that has short horizontal marks. The triangle on either side is filled with parallel lines that change direction. There is a row of small squares at the top and bottom of the block. It has a green interior and a dark brown exterior.