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Culture Acoma Pueblo
Culture Pueblo
Title Water Jar
Date Ca. 1900
Medium Clay and slip
Dimensions rim diameter: 7 1/2 in. (19.1 cm)
Object: 10 3/4 × 12 in. (27.3 × 30.5 cm)
Overall: 10 3/4 x 12 in. (27.3 x 30.5 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Henry R. Hope, Eskenazi Museum of Art, Indiana University
Accession Number 61.83

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With a strong ceramic tradition continuing today, Acoma Pueblo is known for its hand painted pottery much of which is decorated with black or brown geometric designs. Depictions from the natural world, such as animals or plants are also used.

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"Water Jar | Collections Online." Collections Online. Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art, Indiana University, 2024.