The jug is large and rounded with a flattened base. The mouth is small and narrow, on either side of the jug are two handles with a yellow braided cord tied between them. The bottom half of the jug is painted orange while the top is painted white with a black design of a roadrunner bird in the center and geometric designs surrounding it
Helen Gachupin lived from 1931 to 1999. She was best known for her traditional designs and techniques.She most likely learned from her mother and grandmother. Her favorite designs include roadrunners, yucca plants, rainbows, and birds.
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5" (height) x 9" (diameter)
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Gachupin, Helen (1931-1999), “Water jug,” Digital Collections From St Kate's, accessed December 10, 2023, https://omeka.reclaim.stkate.edu/items/show/4082.
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