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Jar

Painting has no shoulder/ neck division. Two double-banded red rainbow arch forms circular fields in which is a red parrot with black and white details. Between the parrot paintings are two black and white feather motifs with crooks and steps of solid black and parallel lines. Black rim band.

Signed

Painted on base: MARIE Z CHINO / ACOMA N MEX

Provenance

Purchased by MFA, 1993 from Adobe Gallery, Albuquerque, NM.

Credit Line

Gift of The Seminarians

Native American (Acoma Pueblo), 1950–60

Object Place

Acoma, New Mexico, United States

Accession Number

1993.668

Medium or Technique

Earthenware with slip paint

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware