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Central American ➔ Tea Pot And Bean Pot, Petatillo

Identifier:
127502
Description:
Yellow-orange tea pot and bowl with multi-colored designs. Both pieces have stocky necks with three stripes. The tea pot has one handle and the bowl has two handles.;Possibly made by the Bernabe family of Tonala, Mexico. Identified by Martha Egan, Pachamama Store Owner, Albuquerque, NM; tel: 505.898.7554;Petatillo style is a term for cross-hatched background decorations on pottery that resemble petates, woven palm leaf mats. It was popularized by the Bernabe family of Tonala, Mexico, in the 1960s-1970s. Today, although the main center of production remains the Tonala and Tlaquepaque area of the state of Jalisco, petatillo ceramics are widely available in both fine art and kitsch forms throughout Mexico.
Date:
1950 – 1969
Materials:
Painted, Petatillo, Ceramic
Dimensions:
6.9" h 6.25 | 7" w ; 7.25" h
Current Location Status:
In Storage
Source:
Gift Of Schans, Cornelius
Rights:

Exhibit/Program
Virtual Discovery Kit: Foodways (May 2020)
Food is a universal language. Discover how cultures around the world work in the kitchen.
Maker/Donor
Schans, Cornelius