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Shallow, rounded, white-slipped bowl with pieced lug pinched out of body just below rim. Inner painting framed by sequence of bands (narrow, wide, narrow). "C" shape follows the encircling bands and terminates in short spiral with two tear-drop shapes appended. The "C" is crosscut five times...

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Originally purchased by Walter Tennyson Swingle, who worked with the Department of Agriculture until 1922. Swingle's son found it in the attic of his East coast home in a box marked "Nampeyo." Purchased by Andrea Fisher Fine Pottery, Santa Fe, New Mexico. Purchased by the Museum in 1995.

Credit Line

Gift of Independence Investment Associates, Inc.

Native American (Hopi Pueblo), about 1901–04

Object Place

Hopi-Tewa, Hano, First Mesa, Southwest, United States

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Medium or Technique

Earthenware with slip paint




Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware