RIO GRANDE WHITEWARE
RED MESA BLACK-ON-WHITE
TYPE: Red Mesa Black-on-White (Rio Grande Variety)
DATE: A.D. 900 to 1100 (Dittert Jr., and Plog, 1991;88)
BOWL DESIGN PLACEMENT: Primary interior designs.
COMMON DESIGNS: Designs were slightly bolder but essentially the same as Cibola Whiteware: Red Mesa Black-on-White.
KEY DIFFERENCES: Mineral paint.
SLIP OR SURFACE TREATMENT: Thin white slip.
OTHER COMMON TYPES WITH SIMILAR DESIGN STYLES:
Cibola Whiteware: Red Mesa Black-on-White
1Y Red Mesa Black-on-White Owl Effigy Handle Pitcher, Rio Grande Variety
Approximate Dimensions: 6" by 6"
2Y Red Mesa Black-on-White Bowl, Rio Grande Variety
Approximate Dimensions: 4" by 2"
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