clay, slip and paint
Canteen-shaped vessels, used for storing and transporting water, are not derived from European prototypes; similar vessels are found among Pre-Columbian ceramics. The narrow mouth of the jar was traditionally stopped with a corn cob, preventing evaporation of the liquid (Frank and Harlow, 1974, p. 146). Rosettes are a common motif in Zuni ceramics.
Kay Koeninger and Joanne M. Mack, "Native American Art from the Permanent Collection" (Claremont: Galleries of the Claremont Colleges, 1979), 37, fig. 79.
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