MATA RED-ON-BROWN TEXTURED
TYPE: Mata Red-on-Brown Textured
DATE: A.D. 700 to 1250 (Rakita and Raymond, 2003;160)
BOWL DESIGN PLACEMENT: Interiors and/or exteriors.
COMMON DESIGNS: Thin diagonal or vertical lines pendant from a painted rim or band above or below texturing is common. Hatching, dots, usually small solids, and chevrons were some of the elements used. Rims are usually painted.
KEY DIFFERENCES: Complex thin and/or thick line designs with texturing on the neck or shoulder. Lines are not usually as broad as on Victoria Red-on-Brown and can be as thin or thinner than the other narrow line types.
1Y Casas Grandes Mata Red-on-Brown Textured Olla
Approximate Dimensions: 8 1/2" by 7 1/4"
2Y Unusual Mata Red-on-Brown Textured Jar
Approximate Dimensions: 7 5/8" by 5 1/8"
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