Olla (water jar)

Native American (Acoma Pueblo)
1900s–20s


Object Place: Acoma Pueblo, Southwest, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 26.7 cm (10 1/2 in.) Diam.(Overall): 30.5 cm (12 in.)

Accession Number

1993.735

Medium or Technique

Earthenware with slip paint

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Earthenware

Vessel divided into three horizontal decorative bands, each bearing a different design. Lowest, fourth section and inside of lip painted red; other decoration in brown and white slip. Slightly domed or dimpled base.

Provenance

Margret Craver Withers collection (acquired in Mexico and Guatemala) by 1972; to MFA, November 1993, gift of Margret Craver Withers.

Credit Line

Gift of Margret Craver Withers