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olla with flute player designs
  • June Pino Cheromiah
    born 1963, active 1985–present
    active: United States
  • olla with flute player designs, circa 1990s
  • Where object was made: Acoma Pueblo, New Mexico, United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Diameter: 19.5 x 17.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 7 11/16 x 6 7/8 in
  • Gift of Ellie LeCompte
  • Not on display
  • 2016.0206
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Ceramic pot that has a small base, then widens out to a broad shoulder and tapers again into a short neck and round opening. The exterior of the pot is decorated in a white slip and the designs painted on in black. Around the outside there are anthropomorphic figures with rounded back, playing flutes, identified as flute player or kokopelli figures. Surrounding the figures are geoemtric shapes like triangles and oblong shapes, as well as musical notes. Around the opening and on the bottom are bands of red paint.