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Olla (water jar)

Polychrome pot with rainbird motif. Four repeating sections black and red slip.

Provenance

Purchased by MFA, August 1986, from Bernheimer's Antique Arts, Cambridge, MA.

Credit Line

Gift of Friends in memory of Mrs. William F. Yates

Native American (Santo Domingo Pueblo), about 1900

Object Place

Santo Domingo Pueblo, New Mexico, United States

Accession Number

1986.609

Medium or Technique

Earthenware with slip paint, conifer resin, and oil

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware