ACOMA POTTERY OLLA BY KATHY VICTORINO. Brilliantly constructed by hand from natural clay, the pot is covered in intricate black and white designs.
Acoma potter, Kathy Victorino made this stunning olla. Kathy was born in 1968 and has been making pottery since she was 16 years old.
She is an exceptional painter and specializes in fine line designs, using all natural materials for her paints. A unique addition to any pottery or Native American art collection.7 1/2 tall x 7 3/4? The pottery is new but hand made and painted, so there may be imperfections.
Acoma Pueblo is regarded as the oldest continuously inhabited community in the United States. Traditional pottery of Acoma is strongly recognized for fluted rims, thin walls and geometric design.Acoma pottery is made using a slate-like clay found within the hills surrounding the Pueblo. When fired using traditional methods, this clay allows the potters to form very thin walls, a common and sought after characteristic of Acoma pottery.