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Olla (water jar)

Native American (Santo Domingo Pueblo)
about 1900
Possibly by Santana Melchor (Native American, 1889–about 1978)


Object Place: Santo Domingo, New Mexico, United States

Dimensions

25.72 cm (10 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1984.625

Medium or Technique

Earthenware with slip paint

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Earthenware

Curved sides, domed bottom, outflaring rim. Red inside rim, at base. Three bands of repeated large scale geometric decoration in black on white, on the belly, shoulder, neck.

Provenance

Between about 1930 and 1932, acquired by Laura Andreson (b. 1902 - d. 1999), Los Angeles; 1984, gift of Laura Andreson to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 21, 1984)

Credit Line

Gift of Laura F. Andreson