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seed pot with insect and animal motif
  • Brenda Garcia
    born 1959, active 1976–present
    active: United States
  • seed pot with insect and animal motif, 1980s–1990s
  • Where object was made: Acoma Pueblo, New Mexico, United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Diameter: 5 x 14 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 1 15/16 x 5 1/2 in
  • Gift of Ellie LeCompte
  • Not on display
  • 2016.0200

Disc shaped ceramic pot that has a very tiny hole in the center of one side. Both sides are very elaborately painted with a white field. the decorations are densely packed depictions of beetles, mosquitos, caterpillars, lizards, turtles, and quails, painted in black, interspersed with geometric shapes like triangles and stepped triangles, painted in black and red.