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Maker(s):Unidentified maker
Culture:Indigenous; 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 in x 12 in; 22.86 cm x 30.48 cm
Accession Number:  UM 1970.289
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:
Polychrome ware; body slipped in cream, base and neck interior slipped in red; intricate geometric design in three horizontal zones, delineating the stomach and neck areas, in red and black on cream vase. "Zia" signed in ink on base, but design, shape, and organization more typical of Acoma.

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

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