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This vessel is a flattened round shape with the bottom half painted brown. Also brown on the bottom half of the stubby neck and side lugs, to which is tied a leather thong. The top half has a severely worn white ground over which a whirlwind figure in red and brown is painted. The white ground...

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Marks

P 9213

Provenance

Gift of General Charles Loring (1828-1902), 1893, Curator and Director of MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Charles Greely Loring

Native American (Zuni Pueblo), 1880–92

Object Place

Zuni, New Mexico, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 18.7 x 17.1 x 10.2 cm (7 3/8 x 6 3/4 x 4 in.)

Accession Number

93.5

Medium or Technique

Earthenware with white, brown, and red slip paint, corn cob, and leather

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware