Basket jar/water vessel

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Culture/People
Diné (Navajo)
Previous owner
Ernest S. Carter (Ernest Sigmund Carter/Ernest Sigmund Schickler), Non-Indian, 1922-2009
Eloise L. Carter (Eloise [Ellie] Leona Carter/Mrs. Ernest S. Carter), Non-Indian
Donor
Ernest S. Carter (Ernest Sigmund Carter/Ernest Sigmund Schickler), Non-Indian, 1922-2009
Eloise L. Carter (Eloise [Ellie] Leona Carter/Mrs. Ernest S. Carter), Non-Indian
Object Name
Basket jar/water vessel
Media/Materials
Sumac, tree pitch/gum
Techniques
Coiled
Dimensions
17 x 20 cm
Object Type
Containers and Vessels
Place
Arizona, New Mexico; USA
Collection History
Formerly in the collection of Ernest S. Carter (Ernest Sigmund Schickler, 1922-2009) and Eloise L. Carter (photographers of Native American petroglyphs and pictographs, and MAI research associates between 1964-1976); donated to MAI by Mr. and Mrs. Ernest S. Carter in 1975.
Catalog Number
25/999
Barcode
250999.000
See related items
Diné (Navajo)
Containers and Vessels
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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