Water jug

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Title

Water jug

Description

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.
"Has 'Helen Gachupin Zia Pueblo N.M.' inscribed"

Publisher

St. Catherine University

Rights

Private donation
This digital image may not be reproduced for any reason without the express written consent of St. Catherine University. Artwork available for faculty/staff use. Please contact the Catherine G. Murphy Art Gallery Director, Nicole Watson, at (651) 690-6637

Format

Pottery
5" (height) x 9" (diameter)

Type

Ceramic (material)

Identifier

2019.9.19

Coverage

Zia Pueblo

Collection

Citation

Gachupin, Helen (1931-1999), “Water jug,” Digital Collections From St Kate's, accessed May 24, 2024, https://omeka.reclaim.stkate.edu/items/show/4082.

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