Image Copyright Restricted

Storage jar

Native American (Acoma Pueblo)
1987
Frances Torivio (Sra-ma-tyai or Singing Child) (Native American, 1905–2001)


Object Place: Acoma, New Mexico, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 31.1cm (12 1/4in.); Diam (Overall): 36.8cm (14 1/2in.)

Accession Number

1987.223

Medium or Technique

Earthenware with slip paint

On View

Native North America Gallery (Gallery LG34)

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Earthenware

Cream, orange, black and light lavender slip. Stylized birds, turkey, mountain goat and rain bird motifs. Orange rim around inside of lip.

Signed

Painted on base: FRANCeS TORiViO PiNO / ACOMa N.M.

Provenance

Purchased by MFA, March 1987, from the artist.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Daniel and Jessie Lie Farber