Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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wide bowl with flat rim
  • Hopi peoples
  • wide bowl with flat rim, late 1800s-early 1900s
  • Where object was made: Arizona, United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Diameter: 10 x 37.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 3 15/16 x 14 3/4 in
  • Gift of Hugh J. Zimmer
  • Not on display
  • 2017.0127
Description

Wide, low bowl made from light orange clay. Around the top, the rim has been turned in and is very flat, with a sharp edge on the shoulder. The exterior of the rim is painted with black and red designs. The interior of the bowl is also painted with black and red designs with some swirling shapes and possible feather or wing motifs.