Native American (1887 - 1980) Primary
Olla (Jar)20th century
6 1/2 in. x 9 5/8 in. (diameter) (16.51 cm x 24.45 cm)
Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 91.E1.14
Geography: North and Central America, United States, New Mexico (6 1/2 in. x 9 5/8 in. (diameter) (16.51 cm x 24.45 cm))
Classification: Tools and Equipment; Food Processing, Preparation, & Service
Culture/Nationality: Pueblo, San Ildefonso, Native American
Collection: Nahm Collection
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- Animalia - Kingdom containing multicellular organisms having cells bound by a plasma membrane and organized into tissue and specialized tissue systems that permit them to either move about in search of food or to draw food toward themselves. Unable to make their own food within themselves, as photosynthetic plants do, they rely on consuming preformed food. They possess a nervous system with sensory and motor nerves, enabling them to receive environmental stimuli and to respond with specialized movements.
- Native American - Typically reserved to refer narrowly to the cultures of the native peoples of the United States and Canada, excluding the Eskimos and Aleuts. For the indigenous peoples of Canada use the term "First Nations." For the broader concept of the cultures of any native peoples of Central America, South America, North America, or the West Indies who are considered to belong to the Mongoloid division of the human species, use "Amerindian (culture)."
- ollas - Large, bulbous, usually wide-mouthed earthenware or woven vessels used for holding water or food or for cooking; may have handles.
- San Ildefonso
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Exhibition ListThis object was included in the following exhibitions:
- At Home and on Display: Pueblo Pottery in the Bryn Mawr College Collection , Nov 24, 1998 – Jan 15, 1999
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