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Bulbous, gourd-shaped body with broken neck that displays narrow opening. Alternating red and white vertical stripes around body that are nearly invisible.

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. Gardner Brewer and Miss Brewer, 1877.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Gardner Brewer and Miss Brewer

Native American (Mississippian), Prehistoric, about 900–1400

Object Place

Diehlstaat, Missouri, United States

Dimensions

14.6 cm (5 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

77.164

Medium or Technique

Earthenware

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware