Tile

Artist:Hopi Pueblo

Medium: Clay, slip

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 19th-early 20th century

Dimensions: 6 1/8 x 3 1/2 in. (15.5 x 9.0 cm)

Collections:

Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

Accession Number: X1047.20

Catalogue Description:
Rectangular flat tile, with white slip. Central curving design element (possibly representing a gnwela or Germination God), dragonfly symbols at each side and an oblique line design at the bottom possibly representing lightening. Scalloped border which may be cloud or snow cloud imagery. Brown slip used for central image. Made in a mold. CONDITION: Crack at lower left corner. Holes at top and bottom center.

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