Water Jar (Olla), Depicting Rainbow Arching over Crosshatched Elements

Acoma Pueblo (Aco-Mah), Southwest


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about 1900

Earthenware, painted with colored slips and burnished

Overall: 6 1/8 × 7 5/8 in. (15.5 × 19.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Bequest of Frank C. and Clara G. Churchill



North America, United States


20th century

Object Name



Native American

Native American: Southwest

Not on view


Old label attached to inside: "Olla water jar, Acoma Pueblo Arizona"

Course History

WRIT 5, Expository Writing, William Nichols, Winter 2012

Exhibition History

Native American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 8, 2011-March 12, 2012.

Gene Y. Kim, Class of 1985, Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 16, 1997-August 13, 2000.

Publication History

Beth Michelle Schrift, Pueblo Pottery of the Churchill Collection at the Turn of the Century: A Representation of Changing Times, 2004, pp. 1-102, ill. p. 59, fig. 15.


Clara G. Corser Turner Churchill (1851-1945) and Frank Carroll Churchill (1850-1912), Acoma Pueblo, New Mexico, 1903-1907; bequeathed to present collection, 1946.

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