LITTLE COLORADO WHITEWARE
TYPE: Padre Black-on-White
DATE: A.D. 1100 to 1250 (Hays-Gilpin & Hartesveldt, 1998;105)
BOWL DESIGN PLACEMENT: Primary interior designs, occasionally secondary exterior designs.
COMMON DESIGNS: Designs are the same as Gallup Black-on-White in the Cibola Whiteware Section of this guide.
KEY DIFFERENCES: All Tusayan Whiteware types have a vegetal paint (vegetal paint often looks soft or watery so the edges are not as sharp as mineral paint) and are supposed to have light paste. All Little Colorado Whiteware types have vegetal paint and are supposed to have a dark paste. Mesa Verde Whiteware types may have mineral or vegetal paint. See article titled General Pottery Descriptions.
OTHER COMMON TYPES WITH SIMILAR DESIGN STYLES:
Cibola Whiteware: Gallup Black-on-White
Tusayan Whiteware: Dogoszhi Black-on-White
Mesa Verde Whiteware: Mancos Black-on-White
1N Padre Black-on-White Bowl
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