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Ladle

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Stubby gourd-shapped ladle. Worn white slip ground. Brown zig-zags around inside rim and down center. Geometric branch with ticks on each horizontal branch which ends with a leaf shape.

Marks

P 9143

Provenance

Purchased by Charles Loring at an Indian Fair in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in 1901. Given to the Museum in 1902 by General Charles Loring (1828-1902), Curator and Director of MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Charles Greely Loring

Native American (Zuni Pueblo), 1890s

Object Place

Zuni Pueblo, New Mexico, United States

Dimensions

3.81 x 8.89 x 13.33 cm (1 1/2 x 3 1/2 x 5 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

02.679

Medium or Technique

Earthenware with white and brown slip paint

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware