Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Urarina maker
  • bowl, late 1800s–1996
  • Where object was made: Chambira basin, Loreto, Peru
  • ceramic, paint, plant fiber
  • Object Height/Diameter: 6.5 x 17.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 2 1/2 x 6 7/8 in
  • Gift of Bart Dean
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4708

The bowl has a white exterior decorated with orange zigzags and "x's." There is a small bump on the bottom with a hole through it for a plant fiber string loop. The interior is black.