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Olla (water jar)

Curved sides, domed bottom, outflaring rim. Red inside rim, at base. Three bands of repeated large scale geometric decoration in black on white, on the belly, shoulder, neck.


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

Credit Line

Gift of Laura F. Andreson

Native American (Santo Domingo Pueblo), about 1900

Object Place

Santo Domingo, New Mexico, United States

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Earthenware with slip paint




Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware