Nampeyo, Polacca polychrome water jar

Nampeyo (Hopi-Tewa), Polacca Polychrome Water Jar, c. 1895–1900, clay and pigment, made in Arizona, U.S., 30.5 × 34.3 cm (The Metropolitan Museum of Art); speakers: Gaylord Torrence, Fred and Virginia Merrill Senior Curator of American Indian Art, The Nelson Atkins Museum of Art and Brian Vallo, Director, Indian Arts Research Center School for Advanced Research, Santa Fe, New Mexico

Cite this page as: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, "Nampeyo, Polacca polychrome water jar," in Smarthistory, March 8, 2021, accessed June 25, 2024,