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Jar with handle

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Flat bottom, curved sides, applied handle across rim. Black decoration on handle and rim, red on underside of handle. Floral motif repeated once in black on buff on body. Red on bottom. Green paint accretion indicates native ceremonial use.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Laura F. Andreson

Native American (Santo Domingo Pueblo), 1930s

Object Place

Santo Domingo, New Mexico, United States

Dimensions

10.79 cm (4 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1984.614

Medium or Technique

Earthenware with slip paint

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware