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Olla (water jar)

Native American (Laguna Pueblo)
1993
Evelyn Cheromiah (Sru tsi rai) (Native American, born in 1928)


Object Place: Laguna, New Mexico, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 23.2 cm (9 1/8 in.) Diam.(Overall): 24.1cm (9 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1993.671

Medium or Technique

Eathenware with slip paint

On View

Native North America Gallery (Gallery LG34)

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Earthenware

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.

Signed

On base: E. Cheromiah / Laguna, N. M.

Provenance

Purchased by MFA from the artist in September 1993.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by The Seminarians