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Maker(s):Unidentified maker
Culture:Indigenous; Native American; Hopi
Title:jar
Date Made:n.d.
Type:Ceramic; Container
Materials:Ceramic; clay and pigment; coil-built
Place Made:Arizona
Measurements:overall: 8 1/16 in x 4 3/8 in; 20.47875 cm x 11.1125 cm
Accession Number:  UM 1970.203
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:
Black on cream body; slipped and polished; firing caused mottled effect on body of tones from rose to light beige; intricate design in black using symbolic motif. Interior of neck also painted black. Design repeated twice around circumference is derived from the Zuni rain bird design.

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

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