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Maker(s):Unidentified maker
Culture:Native American: San Ildefonso
Title:jar
Date Made:c. 1920
Type:Container; Ceramic
Materials:Ceramic; clay and pigment; coil-built
Place Made:New Mexico
Measurements:overall: 7 3/8 in x 11 11/16 in; 18.7325 cm x 29.68625 cm
Accession Number:  UM 1970.207
Credit Line:Leonard D. Hollister Collection of Southwest Native American Pottery, purchased with funds from a Fine Arts Council Grant.
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Description:
Red and black on beige; large body slipped with a thick cream clip; design in rough black and red. Predates introduction of polished black ware. Shape is swelled jar with constricted neck -Olla. This type of pottery was being made at S. Ildefonso before the introduction of polished black ware.

Tags:
indigenous people; pottery; decoration and ornament; design; Native American; pottery; stylization

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