Collection: Fenn

Item Number: FCHP218

Category: Pot

Region: Southwest

Tribe: Cochiti Pueblo

Period: 1800-1825

Materials: Clay, pigments, rawhide

Description: This early Cochiti storage jar was made during Spanish colonial rule in New Mexico. Note the rawhide thong tied around the top. It may have been intended to reinforce the neck against cracking.

Dimensions: Height 17 inches


Hanson, James A., Spirits in the Arts: From the Plains and Soutwest Indian Cultures, The Lowell Press, Kansas City, 1994, pp 217

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