Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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water jar
  • Havasupai peoples
  • water jar, late 1800s–1903
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • willow, horse hair, weaving, braiding
  • Object Height/Diameter: 19 x 19 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 7 1/2 x 7 1/2 in
  • Gift of Clara Carpenter Marshall
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2349

The bulbous woven water jar has a narrow neck and a broken loop of braided horse hair. It is not covered with resin, so it is not yet waterproofed.