TYPE: Papago Black-on-White

DATE: A.D. 1930 to Present

 

KEY DIFFERENCES: Black designs on white background.

SLIP OR SURFACE TREATMENT: White slipped or not slipped white clay, usually well polished.

VARIETIES: White slipped and unslipped white clay.

COMMENTS: Early examples are extremely rare, most were made after 1930.

FORMS: Jars early, then later many eccentric forms, effigies, etc.

 

 

  

 

 

1N Papago Black-on-White Effigy Vessel

 

2Y Papago Black-on-White Bird Effigy Vessel

 

 

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