Bowl (Tetsa) Decorated with Animal and Human Figures
Arts of the Americas
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Museum Expedition 1903, Museum Collection Fund
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Navajo (Native American). Bowl (Tetsa) Decorated with Animal and Human Figures, 19th century. Clay, slip, 3 3/4 x 8 3/4 in. (10.0 x 21.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1903, Museum Collection Fund, 03.325.3799. Creative Commons-BY
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Buff colored pottery bowl with dark red slip figures painted on exterior and interior. Rim is also painted with red slip. Figure painted on the exterior is a large red deer. On the opposite exterior side of the bowl is a small abstract design that may be the artist's signature. Figures representing a man with a headdress (bottom of the bowl), a man with a hat on horseback, and 3 deer (facing right) are painted on the interior in red slip.
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