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Olla (water jar)
Native American (Santo Domingo Pueblo)
Attributed to Maria Garcia Melchor (Native American, about 1900–1950)
Object Place: Santo Domingo, New Mexico, United States
30.48 cm (12 in.)
Medium or Technique
Earthenware with slip paint
Not On View
Spherical form. White, black, and red paintings of five turkey-like birds around water jug body with branches of leaf and flower images between. Red underbody separated from white ground of body by two black lines.
Purchased in New Mexico from an unknown trader by Alan and Marjorie Strauss, 1955. Given to the Museum in June 1991.
Gift of Marjorie and Alan Strauss