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 Location0010
Cultural AffiliationAcoma
Date of Manufactureca. 1870-1880
DescriptionThis small canteen has floral, cloud, lightning, and rain motifs with a double line around the body of the vessel and leading to the mouth. This is probably a spirit line for the life-giving water held by the canteen. The black-and-white rectangular elements reflect Ancestral Pueblo influence in Acoma pottery making.
DescriptorsCanteen
Height17.5 cm
Diameter17 cm. x 18.4 cm (frag)
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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