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Olla (water jar)

Native American (Santo Domingo Pueblo)
about 1900
Attributed to Maria Garcia Melchor (Native American, about 1900–1950)


Object Place: Santo Domingo Pueblo, New Mexico, United States

Dimensions

26.67 x 25.4 cm (10 1/2 x 10 in.)

Accession Number

1986.609

Medium or Technique

Earthenware with slip paint, conifer resin, and oil

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Earthenware

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