Gallup Black-on-white bowl

From the press release:
Museum of Indian Arts and Culture Opens "Painted Reflections: Isomeric Design in Pueblo Pottery"

Gallup Black-on-white bowl

Unidentified Ancestral Pueblo artist, Gallup Black-on-white bowl, ca. 950-1150, mineral pigment on fired clay, 3”x 6”. MIAC/LOA 43323/11.

The painted, hatchured design of pronged elements leave similar shapes of unpainted clay. Optically, the unpainted shapes also appear spatially in front of hatchured backgrounds to visually dominate the design. 

Credit: Photographer: Blair Clark

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