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Olla (water jar)

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Earthenware jar with geometric and zoomorphic designs in brown and burnt siena painted onto an off-white slip ground. The interior has a dark brown strip painted directly below the rim and followed by a band of burnt siena which covers the interior of the neck of the vessel. Inside, the vessel...

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Provenance

Collected in New Mexico by Mrs. Eldrege; Given to Mrs. Asa Gray; Gift of Mrs. Asa Gray, 1899.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Asa Gray

Native American (Zuni Pueblo), 1870–90

Object Place

Zuni, New Mexico, United States

Dimensions

22.86 cm (9 in.)

Accession Number

99.545

Medium or Technique

Earthenware with slip paint

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware