TYPE: St. Joseph Black-on-White

DATE: A.D. 825 to 1050 (Hays-Gilpin & Hartesveldt, 1998;100)

BOWL DESIGN PLACEMENT: Primary interior designs, occasionally secondary exterior designs.

COMMON DESIGNS: Designs are the same as Kiatuthlanna 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.


Cibola Whiteware: Kiatuthlanna Black-on-White

Tusayan Whiteware: Kana-a Black-on-White

Mesa Verde Whiteware: Piedra Black-on-White


1Y St. Joseph Black-on-White Bowl

Approximate Dimensions: 5 3/4" by 3"



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