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Maker(s):Unidentified maker
Culture:Indigenous; Native American; Laguna or Acoma
Title:bowl
Date Made:n.d.
Type:Container; Ceramic
Materials:Ceramic; clay and pigment, coil-built; coil-built
Place Made:New Mexico
Measurements:overall: 4 3/4 in x 8 7/8 in; 12.065 cm x 22.5425 cm
Accession Number:  UM 1970.257
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:
Red and black on white ware; slipped entirely in white, band of black around rim and base, design in black and red of neat line and geometrics. Elements of design and thinness suggest Acoma, but the opaqueness of the slip and dark clay are uncharacteristic. Possibly Laguna.

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

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