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Olla (water jar)

Native American (Santo Domingo Pueblo)
about 1910–30
Possibly by Monica Silva (Santo Domingo Pueblo, died in May 1970)


Object Place: Santo Domingo, New Mexico, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 19.1cm (7 1/2 in.) Diam. (Overall): 25.4 cm (10 in.)

Accession Number

1991.524

Medium or Technique

Earthenware with slip paint

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Earthenware

Black-on-cream geometric design within neck and body band. Red underbody and inside rim band.

Provenance

Purchased in New Mexico from an unknown trader by Alan and Marjorie Strauss, 1955; to MFA, 1991, gift of Alan and Marjorie Strauss.

Credit Line

Gift of Marjorie and Alan Strauss