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Olla (water jar)

Red, dark brown and white slip. Fish or bird motif repeated in four sections. Three lines at lip. Red slip bottom. Bulbous form.


Purchased by MFA, August 31, 1985, from the artist.

Credit Line

Gift of a Friend of the Department of American Decorative Arts and Sculpture

Native American (Santa Ana Pueblo), 1982

Object Place

Santa Ana, New Mexico, United States

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Earthenware with polychrome slip paint




Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware