Collection: Fenn

Item Number: FCHP226

Category: Pot

Region: Southwest

Tribe: Zuni Pueblo

Period: 1850-1875

Materials: Clay and pigments

Description: Since about 1700, Zuni pots have been decorated with flat mineral paints. Zuni pottery generally has a glossy white slip with bold, curvilinear designs. Note the damage around the rim that was probably caused by a ladle handle that dipped water from the vessel.

Dimensions: Height 10 inches


Hanson, James A., Spirits in the Arts: From the Plains and Soutwest Indian Cultures, The Lowell Press, Kansas City, 1994, pp 222

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