Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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water jar
  • unknown Diné (Navajo) maker
  • water jar, 1900s
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • plant fiber, gum resin, coiling
  • Object Height/Diameter: 22 x 19 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 8 5/8 x 7 1/2 in
  • Gift of Forrest E. Jones
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2346

The bulbous water jar has two small loop handles on the neck. The lip is lopsided. It is covered in red resin for waterproofing.