TYPE: Red Mesa Black-on-White (Rio Grande Variety)

DATE: A.D. 900 to 1100 (Dittert Jr., and Plog, 1991;88)

BOWL DESIGN PLACEMENT: Primary interior designs.

COMMON DESIGNS: Designs were slightly bolder but essentially the same as Cibola Whiteware: Red Mesa Black-on-White.

KEY DIFFERENCES: Mineral paint.

SLIP OR SURFACE TREATMENT: Thin white slip.

OTHER COMMON TYPES WITH SIMILAR DESIGN STYLES:

Cibola Whiteware:  Red Mesa Black-on-White

                                 

1Y Red Mesa Black-on-White Owl Effigy Handle Pitcher, Rio Grande Variety

Approximate Dimensions: 6" by 6"

2Y Red Mesa Black-on-White Bowl, Rio Grande Variety

Approximate Dimensions: 4" by 2"

 

 

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