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Canteen

Object Number:38143
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Hopi
Provenience: Arizona
Sichomovi
Culture Area: Southwest Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Clay
Pigment
Technique:Polychrome
Height: 15.24 cm
Width: 22.86 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Thomas B. Donaldson; subscription of John Wanamaker, 1901

Description

Zia Polychrome canteen, rounded body and base, handles positioned near the shoulders, short neck with small mouth. Metal wire suspended between the two handles. Back of canteen painted red, front of canteen decorated in two parts, first design is comprised of bird, short arched feathers, triangle and triangular arch elements. The second design is comprised of scalloped, and opposed leaf designs.

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