Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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small bowl
  • Mexico
  • small bowl, late 1800s–1958
  • Where object was made: Mexico
  • gourd, paint
  • Object Height/Diameter: 2.5 x 7.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 1 x 2 15/16 in
  • The Father Felix Nolte Collection from the Benedictine College Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4836

The small bowl is painted on the interior and exterior.
The interior has a red field with a small grey bird standing in blue water with two green and gold plants. There is a band of light blue, medium blue and dark blue chevrons just below the gold band at the rim.
The exterior has a red rim and a band of bedium blue with dark blue ovals and white detail. There is a gold band below and a black field with a red and pink bird with two green leaves in its beak. The gold text below the bird reads "Hilaria"