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Cynthia Star Flower Dunlap (1959-2018) was a daughter of Carmelita Dunlap and a granddaughter of Juanita Montoya Vigil, the youngest sister of Maria Martinez. She was a sister to Linda Dunlap, Jennie Dunlap, Carlos Dunlap, and Martha Appleaf Fender. This jar is her famous brown firing coloration. The jar is coil-built and has a kiva step-carved rim. The piece is painted with clay on a polished surface. The designs are flowers, cloud, and plant designs. The piece was then fired a deep brown coloration. It is signed on the bottom in the clay, “Cynthia Star Flower”. It is in very good condition with no chips, cracks, restoration or repair.