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Slipped Pot
Pottery Making Series [6 of 9]
Santa Clara Pueblo
c 1940
By Legoria Tafoya
The pot is now completely dry and the surface has been sanded very smooth. The potter then coats it with slip. The slip is composed of clay to which water has been added to the consistency of paint. For a black or red pot, Santa Clara potters use a red slip.
Ceramic. H 11.5, D 17.2 cm [H 4 ½, D 6 ¾ inches]
Bandelier National Monument, BAND 695