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Coiled jar with alternated dark and light rim narrows at neck and slopes down and outward to sholder, narrowing slightly to base. Decoration consists of a network of diamonds within which are images of quadrupeds and equal- armed crosses.

Provenance

Margret Craver Withers collection (acquired in Mexico and Guatemala) by 1972; to MFA, November 1993, gift of Margret Craver Withers.

Credit Line

Gift of Margret Craver Withers

Native American (White Mountain Apache), from 1890–1910

Object Place

Arizona (Southeastern), United States

Dimensions

26.03 cm (10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1993.728

Medium or Technique

Willow and cottonwood with dark brown decoration in devil's claw

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Basketry