Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Jemez peoples
  • jar, late 1800s–1980
  • Where object was made: New Mexico, United States
  • ceramic, paint, burnishing
  • Object Height/Diameter: 11 x 13.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 4 5/16 x 5 5/16 in
  • Gift of Ann and Britt Brown, Blackbear Bosin Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4644

The small jar has a sharply angled shoulder. The bottom is red and the band at the neck is black with a key-like pattern. The band on the shoulder is white with "N" shapes with black curlicues at either end and red triangles, each with a curlicue or chevrons created from small red triangles.