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Unglazed, cream-colored, red and black abstract design using a running fringed triangle motif, and scalloped border surrounding a central stylized bird and yucca. Red bottom encircled with black stripe and scallop design.

Signed

On bottom: Robert Tenorio / Santo Domingo / Pueblo, N.M.

Provenance

Purchased by MFA, August 18, 1984, from the artist.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by a Friend of the Department of American Decorative Arts and Sculpture

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

Native American (Santo Domingo Pueblo), 1984

Object Place

Santo Domingo, New Mexico, United States

Dimensions

2.86 cm (1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1984.537

Medium or Technique

Earthenware with red, black, and white slip paint

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware