Object photography

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Object description

  • Hopi artist
  • Bowl, mid-late 19th century
  • Clay, pigment
  • Arizona, United States
  • H: 3 3/4 in, dia.: 11 in (H: 9.5 cm, dia.: 27.9 cm)
  • Gift of the Smithsonian Institution, 1884
  • E6683

DESCRIPTION

This is a pottery bowl painted on both the interior and exterior with a cream colored paint. The rim is painted red. The object is decorated on the inside with a red and black painted stylized figure with outstretched wings. The figure is wearing a headdress with three feathers. There are a few dark fire clouds on the outside of the bowl.