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Bowl

Shallow bowl, curved sides. Burnished red outside. Inside decorated in red and black on cream color; tadpole motif in lower register, thunderbird and sponged cloud motif above.

Provenance

To MFA, 1984, gift of Laura F. Andreson (b. 1902).

Credit Line

Gift of Laura F. Andreson

Native American (Hopi), 1920–40

  • Attributed to Tewanginema, Native American, active 1900–1940
Object Place

Hopi, Sichomovi village, Arizona, First Mesa, United States

Accession Number

1984.626

Medium or Technique

Earthenware with slip paint

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware