Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Fannie Nampeyo
    1904–1987, active 1920–1987
    born: Arizona, United States ; active: United States, United States
  • pot, 1950s
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Diameter: 14 x 25.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 5 1/2 x 10 1/16 in
  • Gift from the Security Benefit Group of Companies
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4081

The bowl-like ceramic vessel has a fairly flat shoulder and a small opening. It has an orange field. There are four repetitions of design, oriented on each side of a square around the opening. The square has black lines diagonal in each corner. There are red bars on either side. There are two black stylized feathers under the square and a black curlicue on either side of the square.