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Arts of the Americas

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CULTURE Hopi Pueblo
MEDIUM Clay, slip
DATES late 19th-early 20th century
DIMENSIONS 6 x 3 3/4 in. (15.0 x 9.5 cm)
COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
ACCESSION NUMBER X1047.19
CREDIT LINE Brooklyn Museum Collection
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Rectangular flat tile, with white slip. Central curving design element (possibly representing a gnwela or Germination God), with pointed tip. Scalloped border which may be cloud or snow cloud imagery. Brown slip used for central image. Made in a mold. CONDITION: Crack, repaired, extends from top center to lower left center.
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