Illinois Wesleyan University John Wesley Powell Collection of Pueblo Pottery (Illinois Wesleyan University)
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JAR
JAR
TitleJAR
Case Location0033
Cultural AffiliationZuni
Date of Manufactureca. 1850-1860
DescriptionThis was collected at Zuni Pueblo, but it's possible that it's Navajo. The Ramah Navajo live next door to Zuni, and interaction between the two groups is longstanding and frequent. The jar is crudely made for a Zuni piece, but there are crudely made Zuni jars in many collections. If this is a Zuni jar, the spiked nodes and the appliqué punctuated meandering band are evidence of Navajo influence on the potter.
DescriptorsJAR
Height10.1 cm
Diameter13.9 cm x 13.9 cm (max)
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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