TYPE: Navajo Red-on-Orange

(AKA Navajo Painted)

DATE: A.D. 1750 to 1955 (Oppelt, 2002:37)

COMMON DESIGNS: Designs are usually like Gobernador Red-on-Yellow although not exexuted as well.

KEY DIFFERENCES: Paste color can be gray, pink, or orange, but usually buff or cream throughout without a carbon core. Gobernador usually has a carbon core.

 

 

 

1Y Navajo Red-on-Orange Jar

Approximate Dimensions: 5 3/8" by 4 7/8"

 

 

2Y Navajo Red-on-Yellow Bowl

Approximate Dimensions: 8 1/2" by 3 1/8"

 

 

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