Olla (water jar)

Native American (Santa Ana Pueblo)
about 1910–20


Object Place: Santa Ana, New Mexico, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 18.4 cm (7 1/4 in.) Diam. (Overall): 20.3 cm (8 in.)

Accession Number

1992.199

Medium or Technique

Earthenware with red, white, and black slip paint

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Earthenware

Red clay body; red, white, and brown-black slip painting. Scalloped painting around rim with floral painting to shoulder band. Geometric body painting, white rectangles within vertically oriented red stepped shapes within white ovals. Wide red band at foot.

Provenance

With Bernheimer's Antique Arts, Cambridge, Massachusetts, by 1992; Purchased by MFA, 1992, from Bernheimer's.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederic C. Dumaine