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 Location0011
Cultural AffiliationAcoma
Date of Manufactureca. 1870-1880
DescriptionThis gourd-shaped canteen was intended for use by a small child or was made for the commercial market. A large flower or leaf motif is surrounded by a band of triangular elements that may represent clouds. The double line below is probably a spirit line for the life-giving water held by the canteen.
DescriptorsCanteen
Height13.3 cm
Diameter13.3 cm (frag) x 10.2 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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