Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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large olla
  • San Ildefonso peoples
  • large olla, late 1800s–1937
  • Where object was made: San Ildefonso Pueblo, New Mexico, United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Diameter: 24 x 28.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 9 7/16 x 11 1/4 in
  • The Father Felix Nolte Collection from the Benedictine College Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4071
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The large bulbous jar has a short, straight neck. It is brown. The neck has a band of black scallops. The shoulder has a band of triangles in solid black with a blank oval or crosshatching with a blank oval. There are irregular asterisk shapes around the body.