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redware cylindrical jar
  • Nampeyo of Hano
    1859–1942, active 1880–1940
    born: Hano, Arizona Territory (present-day Arizona), United States ; died: Hano, Arizona, United States
  • redware cylindrical jar, circa 1900–1910
  • Where object was made: Hano, Arizona Territory (present-day Arizona), United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Diameter: 17.5 x 9 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 6 7/8 x 3 9/16 in
  • Gift of Ellie LeCompte
  • Not on display
  • 2016.0234

Tall, thin cylindrical jar with thick walls and made with red clay. Around the top of the jar is a black edge on the rim and a wide black band below the rim. Extending down below the band are two repeats of a stylized feather design that hooks straight down on the right side and curves, then splits into two parts on the left side.The fedather pattern is filled in with black triangles, half-circles, and black stippling.