Water Jar (Olla)

Acoma Pueblo (Aco-Mah), New Mexico, Southwest

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about 1900

Terracotta, slip and pigment

Overall: 12 3/16 x 13 in. (31 x 33 cm)

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

46.17.10078

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Pottery

Classification

Native American

Native American: Southwest

On view

Exhibition History

Waterways: Tension and Flow, Harrington Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 4-August 23, 2015.

Main Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire.December 1, 1995-February 14, 1996.

Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition; Anthropology 32, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire.January 7-February 12, 1992.

Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Anthropology 32, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire.February 13-March 4, 1990.

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

Publication History

[Tamara Northern], "Native American Art". Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, page 13. (Published in conjunction with Gutman Gallery opening exhibition)

Jacquelynn Baas, From "a few curious Elephants Bones" to Picasso, Dartmouth Alumni Magazine, September, 1985, Hanover, New Hampshire: Dartmouth College, 1985, pp. 37-43, ill. p. 41

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. 61, fig. 19.

Provenance

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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