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Olla (water jar)

Unglazed interior pale pink with red on inner surface of neck; red, concave base; red and brown paint on white exterior with repetitive abstract bird motif extending from neck to belly.


In slip paint on bottom: ACOMA, NM/lilly 84274


Purchased by MFA, August 19, 1984, from the artist.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by a Friend of the Department of American Decorative Arts and Sculpture

Native American (Acoma Pueblo), 1984

Object Place

Acoma, New Mexico, United States

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Earthenware with slip paint




Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware