From: Arizona | Walpi

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 38132
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Hopi
Provenience Arizona | Walpi
Culture Area Southwest Culture Area
Period Historic
Date Made 1850-1880
Section American
Materials Clay | Pigment
Technique Polacca Polychrome

Polacca Polychrome Ware canteen, short neck with narrow mouth, two handles at the mid-point of the body. Back of the canteen is painted red, front of the canteen is decorated two birds touching flowers without stalks. Band designs are prominent near the mouth of the vessel, in red and black. There is a terraced element above the band designs.

Height 17.15 cm
Outside Diameter 20 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Thomas B. Donaldson; subscription of John Wanamaker, 1901
Other Number 44 - Other Number

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