Illinois Wesleyan University John Wesley Powell Collection of Pueblo Pottery (Illinois Wesleyan University)
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PAINT CUP (Moccasin)
PAINT CUP (Moccasin)
TitlePAINT CUP (Moccasin)
Case Location0064
Cultural AffiliationZuni
Date of Manufactureca. 1870-1880
DescriptionThis Pueblo moccasin or boot-shaped vessel is a paint container, as indicated by the handle on the back of the moccasin. There is some evidence of paint residue in the interior. The triangular motifs around the exterior of the vessel are black cloud motifs, and the black triangular and curved motifs on the body of the vessel may be stylized black cloud motifs that represent prayers for rain.
DescriptorsPaint Cup
Length23.0 cm
Height13.3 cm
Width9.2 cm
Type.DigitalImage
RightsIllinois Wesleyan University retains the rights to this material. Permission to reproduce these images must be granted by IWU. Contact archives@titan.iwu.edu or 309-556-1535 for more information.
Collection NameJohn Wesley Powell Collection of Pueblo Pottery (Illinois Wesleyan University)
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