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Olla (water jar)
Native American (Hopi Pueblo)
Eunice Fawn Navasie (Native American, 1924–1992)
Object Place: Hopi, Arizona, United States, Second Mesa
Overall: 21.6 cm (8 1/2 in.) Diam.(Overall): 26.7 cm (10 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Earthenware with slip paint
Not On View
Body silhouette flares sharply at base and shoulder to a distinct neck. Ground is bright white; black and red are strong. Feather volutes and elongated rectangles form a configuration that repeats four times around body. Shoulder banded black with another band of scalloped, triangular symbols leading to neck. Red paint inside neck.
Walpi was Fawn's ancestral home
Purchased from the artist by Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Pellegrino in 1991; to MFA, 1993, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Pellegrino.
Gift of Anne and Joseph P. Pellegrino