She-we-na (Zuni Pueblo). <em>Ashiwi Polychrome Water Jar</em>, 1700-1750. Pottery, slip, 11 1/4 x 13 1/4 x 13 1/4 in. (28.6 x 33.7 x 33.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1903, Museum Collection Fund, 03.325.4739. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 03.325.4739_SL1.jpg)

Ashiwi Polychrome Water Jar

Artist:She-we-na (Zuni Pueblo)

Medium: Pottery, slip

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Dimensions: 11 1/4 x 13 1/4 x 13 1/4 in. (28.6 x 33.7 x 33.7 cm)



Accession Number: 03.325.4739

Image: 03.325.4739_SL1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
This water jar was purchased from the trader Vanderwagon in 1903. This is an example of Ashiwi Polychrome, a style that is ancestral to Zuni Polychrome. The upper portion of the vessel is decorated with a diagonal sweep of red and black feathers alternating with geometic designs.

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