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Red clay body; red, white, and brown-black slip painting. Scalloped painting around rim with floral painting to shoulder band. Geometric body painting, white rectangles within vertically oriented red stepped shapes within white ovals. Wide red band at foot.


With Bernheimer's Antique Arts, Cambridge, Massachusetts, by 1992; Purchased by MFA, 1992, from Bernheimer's.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederic C. Dumaine

Native American (Santa Ana Pueblo), about 1910–20

Object Place

Santa Ana, New Mexico, United States


Overall: 18.4 cm (7 1/4 in.) Diam. (Overall): 20.3 cm (8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Earthenware with red, white, and black slip paint




Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware