The crème-colored slip and red interior of this jar are characteristic of Cochiti Pueblo work, as is the break in the line around the rim. There is a long-time tradition that if the design is unbroken, the potter’s spirit of creativity will be trapped in that piece.
Ceramic. H 9.5, D 13.0, T 0.5 cm [H 1 ¼, D 4 ¾, T 1/8 inches]
Bandelier National Monument, BAND 740