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Maker(s):Unidentified maker
Culture:Native American: Acoma
Title:jar
Date Made:n.d.
Type:Container; Ceramic
Materials:Ceramic; clay and pigment; coil-built
Place Made:New Mexico
Measurements:overall: 9 3/4 in x 10 1/4 in; 24.765 cm x 26.035 cm
Accession Number:  UM 1970.208
Credit Line:Leonard D. Hollister Collection of Southwest Native American Pottery, purchased with funds from a Fine Arts Council Grant.
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Description:
Black on white ware; body slipped in white, base and neck interior slipped in red. Geometric design applied in three horizontal bands. Thin, though not as thin as characteristic of Acoma pottery. Division of design zones derived from Zuni pueblo traditions.

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

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