Globular Decorated Pitcher, Mancos Black on White
Arts of the Americas
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
8 x 8 1/2in. (20.3 x 21.6cm)
Mouth diameterr: 4 1/2in. (11.4cm)
Museum Expedition 1903, Purchased with funds given by A. Augustus Healy and George Foster Peabody
This is a globular pitcher with a handle and short neck which is slightly flared. There is an irregular piece missing from the lower side. The interior has a clay slip while the exterior has a black on white design. The neck is decorated with 4 narrow stripes around it. The handle has a vertical band with diagonal stripes. The body has a wide decorated band consisting of 2 narrow stripes. Inside this is a wider black zig-zag stripe. The triangles formed by the zig-zag are in-filled with checkers which have dots in center.
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