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Olla (water jar)

Body silhouette flares sharply at base and shoulder to a distinct neck. Ground is bright white; black and red are strong. Feather volutes and elongated rectangles form a configuration that repeats four times around body. Shoulder banded black with another band of scalloped, triangular symbols...

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Walpi was Fawn's ancestral home


Purchased from the artist by Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Pellegrino in 1991; to MFA, 1993, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Pellegrino.

Credit Line

Gift of Anne and Joseph P. Pellegrino

Native American (Hopi Pueblo), 1991

Object Place

Hopi, Arizona, Second Mesa, United States

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Medium or Technique

Earthenware with slip paint




Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware