Dough bowl

Native American (Santo Domingo Pueblo)
about 1900


Object Place: Santo Domingo, New Mexico, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 25.4 cm (10 in.) Diam.(Overall): 43.2 cm (17in.)

Accession Number

1994.109

Medium or Technique

Earthenware with white, black and red slip paint and rawhide

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Earthenware

Deep hemispherical bowl with native mend using two leather thongs. Wide band of black-on-white paintings in panels as follows: 2 panels of five petaled flowers, 1 geometric of six triangles, 1 five-petaled flower, and another six triangles. Band is enclosed by a double line with spirit break, top and bottom. Rim is black. Wide red bandings beneath painted band.

Markings

Sticker on bottom: Santo Domingo / c1900 / 2125 caT

Provenance

Purchased by Mrs. Faith Bybee (1900-1996), a Texas collector, from a dealer in Mexico; to MFA, 1994, gift of Faith Bybee.

Credit Line

Gift of Faith P. Bybee