TYPE: Gila Red Polychrome

DATE: ca. 1320 to 1450

COMMON FORMS: Bowls.

COMMON BACKGROUND COLORS: Red.

BOWL DESIGN PLACEMENT: Primary designs on interiors, secondary designs on exteriors.

COMMON DESIGNS: Interior designs are basically the same as Gila Polychrome except that the background color is red instead of white.  Secondary exterior designs are painted in white. These vessels usually resemble Pinedale Polychrome styles of White Mountain Redware.

 

KEY DIFFERENCES: Secondary white designs added to the exteriors of normal Gila Black-on-Red vessels.

COMMENTS: This type has not been formally described (new type).

 

 

S1Y Salado Gila Red Polychrome Bowl.

Approximate Dimensions: 7 1/4" or 8.4 cm. by 3 5/8" or 9.2 cm.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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