Native American (Anasazi)
Object Place: New Mexico (West Central), United States, Puerco River vally to Reserve region
Overall: 14 cm (5 1/2 in.), diameter: 28.6 cm (11 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Earthenware with slip paint
Native North America Gallery (Gallery LG34)
Wide bowl with flat, high, sides. A white circle covers the flat interior bottom around which radiate four equally spaced vertical bands of fine lines. Between the verticals are x-shaped bands of fine lines that intersect as if woven. The spaces between the bands are filled with wider black and white lines.
With Hurst Gallery, Cambridge, MA, by 1989; purchased by MFA, 1989, from Hurst Gallery.
Museum purchase with funds donated by Mr. and Mrs. Peter S. Lynch, Anne and Joseph P. Pellegrino, an anonymous donor, and Frank B. Bemis Fund