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Round-bottomed vessel. Red-slipped surface with white band and foliate line painting. Hide thong tied zig-zag around body of vessel with plaited thong carrying handle.

Provenance

To MFA, 1991, gift of Louisa and Jonathan Fairbanks.

Credit Line

Gift of Louisa and Jonathan Fairbanks

Mexican, Tarahumara, 1950–80

Object Place

Tarahumara, Southwest

Dimensions

Overall: 33 cm (13in.) Diam. (Overall): 34.3 cm (13 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1991.742

Medium or Technique

Earthenware; with slip paint

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware