Illinois Wesleyan University John Wesley Powell Collection of Pueblo Pottery (Illinois Wesleyan University)
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CANTEEN (Gourd-shaped)
CANTEEN (Gourd-shaped)
TitleCANTEEN (Gourd-shaped)
Case Location0009
Cultural AffiliationAcoma
Date of Manufactureca. 1820-1830
DescriptionThis large gourd-shaped canteen would be heavy and difficult to carry when full of water. The central floral motif is surrounded by interlocking red arcs with black cloud and plant motifs on the outside of them. As with artifact numbers 10 and 11, a spirit line for the life-giving water held by the canteen surrounds the canteen body and extends to the mouth.
DescriptorsCanteen
Height31.5 cm
Diameter28.8 cm x 24.2 cm
Type.DigitalImage
RightsIllinois Wesleyan University retains the rights to this material. Permission to reproduce these images must be granted by IWU. Contact archives@titan.iwu.edu or 309-556-1535 for more information.
Collection NameJohn Wesley Powell Collection of Pueblo Pottery (Illinois Wesleyan University)
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