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Olla (water jar)
Native American (Laguna Pueblo)
Evelyn Cheromiah (Sru tsi rai) (Native American, born in 1928)
Object Place: Laguna, New Mexico, United States
Overall: 23.2 cm (9 1/8 in.) Diam.(Overall): 24.1cm (9 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Eathenware with slip paint
Native North America Gallery (Gallery LG34)
Four repeats of diamonds with triangulated butterfly wings of parallel lines. Two figure eights converge at wing center. Between each repeat is a figure eight running from lip to bottom edge of painting.
On base: E. Cheromiah / Laguna, N. M.
Purchased by MFA from the artist in September 1993.
Museum purchase with funds donated by The Seminarians