Collection: Fenn

Item Number: FCHP216

Category: Pot

Region: Southwest

Tribe: Cochiti Pueblo

Period: 1900-1925

Materials: Clay and pigments

Description: The geometric and floral designs are typical of the Cochiti style. The horizontal scratches on the neck were caused during use. It was standard practice to keep mice and other vermin out of a storage jar by inverting a bowl over the top. Such bowl covers abraded the design, but left and interesting ethnographic record of how the pot was used.

Dimensions: Height 16 inches


Hanson, James A., Spirits in the Arts: From the Plains and Soutwest Indian Cultures, The Lowell Press, Kansas City, 1994, pp 215

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