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Object description

  • Hopi artist
  • Pot, mid-late 19th century
  • Clay, pigment
  • Arizona, United States
  • H: 4 1/8 in, dia.: 7 1/4 in (H: 10.5 cm, dia.: 18.4 cm)
  • Gift of the Smithsonian Institution, 1884
  • E6682

INSCRIPTION

The is an inscription on the object that reads, "Moki".

DESCRIPTION

This pottery has a flat round base with sides that ascend outward to the mid-section. The upper half slopes inward to a short neck with a chipped, uneven, and flaring rim. The exterior is decorated with floral designs on the lower half and geometric designs on the upper half. All the decoration is in dark brown on a white background.