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Olla (water jar)

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Red with concave base. Side decorated with feather or leaf and eye motif over cream slip in lense-shaped banding of sienna colored slip around middle of jar. Above and below mid band are leaf/feather designs, and rings painted in black. Rim has two Sienna-colored and black bordered bands with...

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Purchased by MFA, July 1987, from Hurst Gallery, Cambridge, MA.

Credit Line

Frank B. Bemis Fund

Native American (Zia Pueblo), 1865–70

Object Place

Zia, New Mexico, United States


22.86 cm (9 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Earthenware with slip paint




Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware