Type is Sikyatki Polychrome, a ware made in the 15th and 16th centuries. The elaborate design with highly conventionalized geometric elements probably dates this as late 16th or early 17th centuries. Yellow background with black and red designs. Shape is characteristic Hopi with flattened shoulder and small mouth. Rim flares outward. Lip has two broken places.
Gift of Mrs. Louis S. Clarke
Current & Past Exhibitions:
Living in Balance: The Universe of the Hopi, Zuni, Navajo, and Apache (20 May 1995)
[Book] Washburn, Dorothy K. 1995. Living in Balance. The Universe of the Hopi, Zuni, Navajo and Apache. 79 pages.
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