Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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water jar
  • Southwestern peoples
  • water jar, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • plant fiber, gum resin, buckskin, weaving
  • Object Height/Diameter: 19 x 13.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 7 1/2 x 5 5/16 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2356

The bulbous jar has a narrow neck and two small loop handles on the sides for the buckskin strap. It is covered with resin for waterproofing.