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Bowl

Object Number:38126
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Hopi
Provenience: Arizona
Walpi
First Mesa
Culture Area: Southwest Culture Area
Date Made: 1860-1890
Early Date: 1860
Late Date: 1890
Section:American
Materials:Clay
Pigment
Technique:Polacca Polychrome
Height: 8.8 cm
Outside Diameter:20.3 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Thomas B. Donaldson; subscription of John Wanamaker, 1901
Other Number:F 35 - Other Number

Description

Polacca Polychrome bowl, curved sides, rounded bottom. Exterior decorated with crook, solid triangle and wide line elements. Interior has the head of a figure in the center, surrounded by concentric circles within a diamond. Wing elements with spirals surround the head in the center of the bowl. Around the sides of the bowl there are bird motifs on top of terraced designs.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Beauty from the Earth: Pueblo Indian Pottery from the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (10 Nov 1990 - 29 Dec 1991) View Objects in Exhibition
Living in Balance: The Universe of the Hopi, Zuni, Navajo, and Apache (20 May 1995 - 2013) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Brody, J. J. 1990. Beauty from the Earth. Pueblo Indian Pottery from the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 95, Cat. No. 63View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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