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Acoma Artist

Olla, 1900-1920
Earthenware and paint
10 1/2 x 13 x 13 in. (26.67 x 33.02 x 33.02 cm)

Creation Place: North America, Native American, New Mexico
Technique: Hand-forming
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. Jonathan Tibbet
Accession Number: P0588
Large olla, divided into segments by a curved red band. Finely painted in elaborate red and brown curvilinear designs, with a red base and a white background.

Clay, slip, and paint

Kay Koeninger and Joanne M. Mack, "Native American Art from the Permanent Collection" (Claremont: Galleries of the Claremont Colleges, 1979), 70 (illustrated/bw) fig. 223.

At Acoma, designs using curvilinear floral and bird motifs coexisted along with a geometric style. These motifs may have been inspired by Sia Pueblo pottery (Dillingham, 1977, p. 48).

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  • Overall Dimensions: 10 1/2 x 13 x 13 in. (26.67 x 33.02 x 33.02 cm) Measured by Hudson, Karen

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