Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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water jar
  • unknown Havsuw’ Baaja (Havasupai) maker
  • water jar, late 1800s–1903
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • plant fiber, gum resin, cotton, weaving
  • Object Height/Diameter: 19 x 20 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 7 1/2 x 7 7/8 in
  • Gift of Clara Carpenter Marshall
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2350

The bulbous water jar has a narrow neck, cotton cloth on the bottom, and is covered in resin for waterproofing.