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Object description

  • Hopi artist
  • Cup, mid-late 19th century
  • Clay, pigment
  • Southwestern United States
  • H: 3 1/4 in, D: 4 1/4 in, W: 3 1/8 in (H: 8.3 cm, D: 10.8 cm)
  • Gift of the Smithsonian Institution, 1884
  • E6680

DESCRIPTION

This is a pottery vessel with a rectangular base and a square opening on one side. The vessel is shaped like a right angle. A loop handle connects the rim to the opposite end of the angle shaped cup. The vessel is ornamented with brown and red curvilinear designs on a cream colored background.