TYPE: Papago Polychrome

DATE: A.D. 1930 to Present Date


KEY DIFFERENCES: Black designs on red and white background, or, black and red designs on a white background, or red and white painted designs on a polished brown to tan background.

SLIP OR SURFACE TREATMENT: Usually highly polished. White and red slips were used, some examples have natural unslipped yet polished brown areas.

FORMS: Many eccentric forms.



1Y Papago Polychrome Bowl

This "Papago Pot" was purchased from the St. John's Mission, Laveen, Arizona in 1972

2Y Papago Polychrome Pitcher

3Y Papago Polychrome Bowl


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