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Maker(s):Romero, Virginia T.
Culture:Indigenous; Native American; Taos (1898-1998)
Title:bowl
Date Made:n.d.
Type:Container; Ceramic
Materials:Ceramic; clay; coil-built
Place Made:New Mexico
Measurements:overall: 5 1/16 in x 7 13/16 in; 12.85875 cm x 19.84375 cm
Accession Number:  UM 1970.205
Credit Line:Leonard D. Hollister Collection of Southwest Native American Pottery, purchase with funds from a Fine Arts Council Grant
Museum Collection:  University Museum of Contemporary Art at UMASS Amherst
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Description:
Micaceous ware; clay has easily visible pieces of mica, fires to the color of bronze with occasional black firing spots. This ware was made at both Taos and Picuris, but the Taos ware is heavier and undecorated.

Tags:
indigenous people; pottery; decoration and ornament; design; Native American; pottery; stylization

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