American Decorative Arts

Polychrome Jar

ca. 1890

Earthenware with white, brown and terracotta

8 7/8 × 10 3/4 in. (22.54 × 27.31 cm)
Gift of Winthrop Sargeant
1986.98.18
Culture: 
Native American, Acoma
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Geography: 
Made in Acoma Pueblo, New Mexico
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

Early history unknown; with Winthrop Sargeant, Salisbury, Conn., by 1986; by gift to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1986

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