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Maker(s):Unidentified maker
Culture:Indigenous; Native American; Tesuque or Jemez
Title:jar
Date Made:n.d.
Type:Container; Ceramic
Materials:Ceramic; clay and pigment, coil-built pot, analine paint
Place Made:New Mexico
Measurements:overall: 3 in x 3 3/4 in; 7.62 cm x 9.525 cm
Accession Number:  UM 1970.264
Credit Line:Leonard D. Hollister Collection of Southwest Native American Pottery, purchased with funds from a Fine Arts Council Grant.

Description:
Poster paint wares, small coiled jar, fired then decorated with analine (commercial) colors and a degenerate version of traditional geometrics. Colors are of a wide range unknown to traditional Indian pottery making, which smear when wet, and smudge when touched - totally for tourist consumption. Tesuque ware was originally a heavy, but aesthetically pleasing type ware which is no longer produced. (Harlow and Young, 'Contemporary Pueblom Indian Potter', Museum of New Mexico, 1965)

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

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