Bowl

Native American (Anasazi)
Prehistoric
1050–1200


Object Place: New Mexico (West Central), United States, Puerco River vally to Reserve region

Dimensions

Overall: 14 cm (5 1/2 in.), diameter: 28.6 cm (11 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1989.239

Medium or Technique

Earthenware with slip paint

On View

Native North America Gallery (Gallery LG34)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Earthenware

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.

Provenance

With Hurst Gallery, Cambridge, MA, by 1989; purchased by MFA, 1989, from Hurst Gallery.

Credit Line

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