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Midsummer jar
  • Lilly Salvador
    born 1944, active circa 1975–present
    active: United States
  • Midsummer jar, circa 1985
  • Where object was made: Acoma Pueblo, New Mexico, United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Diameter: 8.5 x 9 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 3 3/8 x 3 1/2 in
  • Gift from the estate of Gene and Shirley Thomas
  • Not on display
  • 2010.0266

Small jar. Wavy line in brown and a second in pink separates the neck decoration from the body decoration, which are the same designs on a white field. The large portion of the area around wave is filled with a black three leaf plant with white detail, and the narrow part of the wave is a black diamond with a triangle above and below with two orange semicircles on either side. Brown bottom.