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  • Jocelyn Quam Namingha
    active: United States
  • bowl, late 1900s
  • Where object was made: New Mexico, United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Diameter: 10 x 18.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 3 15/16 x 7 5/16 in
  • Gift of Hugh J. Zimmer
  • Not on display
  • 2017.0125

Small, flat jar made from orange clay. The top of the jar has a wide flat shoulder and a round opening at the top. Radiating our from the opening are a series of long, thin triangles in a grayish-brown color. Below that, around the widest part of the shoulder there is a band of alternating red and stippled red parallelograms. Below that, on the lower part of the shoulder is a wide band of a checkerboard pattern of grayish brown and unpainted rectangles.