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Canteen

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This canteen is a small, round bodied bottle with narrow mouth and two applied handles. The bottle is painted with red and brown slip over a shiny, burnished white ground. The symmetrical designs of two masked figures is on one face only and the bakc is flat. The form is known as a Pilgrim flask...

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Inscription

E13299

Provenance

To MFA, 1984, gift of Laura F. Andreson (b. 1902).

Credit Line

Gift of Laura F. Andreson

Native American (Hopi Pueblo), 1920–30

Object Place

Hopi, Hano village, Arizona, First Mesa, United States

Accession Number

1984.623

Medium or Technique

Earthenware with slip paint

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware