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The clay body is orange with black-on-red paint. The rim is black. The shoulder is double-striped with five sets of four stepped triangles, each with a diagonal negative which exposes red body slip. The body is painted with similar stepped configurations to which are added two sets of cane-like...

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Marks

P 9210

Provenance

Gift of General Charles Loring (1828-1902), 1903, Curator and Director of MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Charles Greely Loring

Native American (Zuni Pueblo), from 1880–92

Object Place

Zuni, New Mexico, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 13 x 15 cm (5 1/8 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

93.1502

Medium or Technique

Earthenware with red and black slip paint

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware