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Wide bowl with flat, high, sides. A white circle covers the flat interior bottom around which radiate four equally spaced vertical bands of fine lines. Between the verticals are x-shaped bands of fine lines that intersect as if woven. The spaces between the bands are filled with wider black and...

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With Hurst Gallery, Cambridge, MA, by 1989; purchased by MFA, 1989, from Hurst Gallery.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Mr. and Mrs. Peter S. Lynch, Anne and Joseph P. Pellegrino, an anonymous donor, and Frank B. Bemis Fund

Native American (Anasazi), Prehistoric, 1050–1200

Object Place

New Mexico (West Central), Puerco River vally to Reserve region, United States


Overall: 14 cm (5 1/2 in.), diameter: 28.6 cm (11 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Earthenware with slip paint




Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware