LITTLE COLORADO WHITEWARE
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.
OTHER COMMON TYPES WITH SIMILAR DESIGN STYLES:
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"
This page last revised: 07/25/2011
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