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Water Jug, Apache

Object Name: Jug
Date: c. 1900
7 × 5 in. (17.8 × 12.7 cm) BASE
7 × 6 1/2 in. (17.8 × 16.5 cm) SHOULDER
7 × 3 in. (17.8 × 7.6 cm) RIM
Medium: willow, cottonwood, or sumac; hide handles; and pitch coating
Catalog number: 416
DescriptionAn Apache water jug with a rounded body that h as high shoulders, no neck, and an inverted rim. The base is concave. The rim has warps bent to the left and is overcast with weft material. Two hide handles are attached at the shoulder with rawhide strips. A machine stitched cotton cloth wound through handles. No decorative motif. The condition is good. There is a small bit of adhesive on the shoulder and near the rim.

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