Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Nampeyo of Hano
    1859–1942, active 1880–1940
    born: Hano, Arizona Territory (present-day Arizona), United States ; died: Hano, Arizona, United States
  • bowl, circa 1915–1920
  • Where object was made: Arizona, United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Diameter: 9.5 x 20.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 3 3/4 x 8 1/16 in
  • Gift of Hugh J. Zimmer
  • Not on display
  • 2017.0128

Small bowl that is covered in a cream colored slip on the exterior and painted with black designs. On each side there is a repeat of the same design that has a triangle with the point facing down at the center with half circles and dots and stylized feather patterns on one side. The bottom of the bowl is rounded and the neck narrows slightly just below the rim.