Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Acoma maker
  • vase, late 1800s–1980
  • Where object was made: United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Diameter: 15.5 x 8.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 6 1/8 x 3 3/8 in
  • Gift of Ann and Britt Brown, Blackbear Bosin Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4531

The small vase has a globular body and a narrow neck. It is white with two clusters of six teardrop shapes on the neck and shoulder with black triangles above. There is a diamond outline between and a little lower, with two small black triangles over two black and white striped chevrons and two more black triangles. Another design under each teardrop cluster has a black triangle and four smaller black triangles along the edges of the thick white chevron.