3 1/2 x 4 3/4 in. (8.9 x 12.1 cm)
Anasazi, made in New Mexico
Medium and Support:
Clay and mineral paint
Gift of Mrs. James Sibley Watson
Location: Not currently on view
Once living in what is now the Four Corners – where Utah, Colorado, Arizona and New Mexico meet - the Anasazi were the ancestors of modern Hopi, Zuni and other Pueblo peoples. Their accomplished forms were decorated with both polychrome designs and the black-on-white patterns seen here.
[Gallery label text, 2009]