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Curved sides, domed bottom. Red inside rim, on foot. Body decorated with geometric designs, principally three lozenges alternating with three circles, the lozenges red and black on white, the rest black on white.

Inscription

On bottom: L. Andreson/ Do not take from/ PB 325/ I2

Provenance

To MFA, 1984, gift of Laura F. Andreson (b. 1902).

Credit Line

Gift of Laura Andreson

Native American (Acoma Pueblo), about 1900

Object Place

Acoma, New Mexico, United States

Dimensions

19.68 cm (7 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1984.628

Medium or Technique

Earthenware with slip paint

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware