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Olla (water jar)

Polychrome, curved sides, domed bottom, red inside rim and at foot. Decoration in black and red on white. Spiral Rainbird motif repeated four times with stepped motif on belly and four times on shoulder.

Signed

On base: Sratyu'we / G. Paquin / Laguna

Provenance

Purchased by MFA, 1984, from the artist (b. 1936).

Credit Line

Gift of Mary Grace Carpenter

Native American (Laguna Pueblo), 1984

Object Place

Laguna, New Mexico, United States

Accession Number

1984.780

Medium or Technique

Earthenware with polychrome slip paint

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware