Arts of the Americas
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
late 19th-early 20th century
Brooklyn Museum Collection
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.
Hopi Pueblo. Tile, late 19th-early 20th century. Clay, slip, 6 x 3 3/4 in. (15.0 x 9.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Museum Collection, X1047.19. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.X1047.19_back01.jpg)
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