Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Maria Barbarita Naranjo
    born 1916
    born: Santa Clara Pueblo, New Mexico, United States
  • jar, mid 1900s–1998
  • Where object was made: Santa Clara Pueblo, New Mexico, United States
  • ceramic, carving, burnishing
  • Object Height/Diameter: 17.5 x 15.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 6 7/8 x 6 1/8 in
  • Gift from the Security Benefit Group of Companies
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4617

The jar has a globular body and a short, straight neck. The carved decoration on the upper portion of the body consists of two repeats of the same design. The carved crescent-like curves and stepped lines are mirrored from a center point in each repeat.