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Mogollon Artist

Jar, 900-1100
Earthenware and paint
6 3/16 x 7 5/16 x 7 1/4 in. (15.72 x 18.57 x 18.42 cm)

Creation Place: North America, Native American
Technique: Hand-forming
Credit Line: Gift of Dr. E. H. Parker
Accession Number: P2804
Low shouldered with wide mouth. Blue and orange geometric pattern on tan. Four small perforations on rim. Babicora polychrome.

Tan clay, tan slip, and black and red paint

Babicora polychrome style. Cases Grandes, a large settlement that marked the southern boundary of the Mimbres culture, was an important trade outpost, transmitting the Mesoamerican intellectual and cultural developments that spread through the Southwest after the 11th century (Brody, 1977, p. 71. DiPeso, 1977, p. 34).

Kay Koeninger and Joanne M. Mack, "Native American Art from the Permanent Collection" (Claremont: Galleries of the Claremont Colleges, 1979), 66, fig. 200.

A piece of white cloth tape is affixed to the side. Handwritten in black ink, it reads, "Chihauhau [sic] / Osborn col."

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  • Overall Dimensions: 6 3/16 x 7 5/16 x 7 1/4 in. (15.72 x 18.57 x 18.42 cm) Measured by Hudson, Karen

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