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Matsaki

This small vessel is decorated with geometric patterns. The surface decoration finds its roots in Matsaki painting. Overfiring caused the paint on the surface to be unstable.

Signed

On base: Nahohai / '93 [copyright symbol] / JOSEphiNE / N / Milford / of Zuni

Provenance

Purchased by MFA from the artists in 1993.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Mr. Ronald Bourgeault

Native American (Zuni Pueblo), 1993

Object Place

Zuni, New Mexico, United States

Accession Number

1993.675

Medium or Technique

Earthenware with slip paint

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware