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miniature scene depicting a woman making tortillas
  • El Salvador
  • miniature scene depicting a woman making tortillas, late 1900s–1998
  • Where object was made: El Salvador
  • ceramic, paint, glazing
  • Object Height/Diameter: together 5 x 4 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: together 1 15/16 x 1 9/16 in
  • Gift of Barbara Waggoner
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6461.a,b

The woman is standing in front of two small tables (2007.6461.a). Her dark hair is up, she has a red top and a black skirt. The proper right table has a tortilla griddle and the proper left appears to have round bins. It is arranged on a round green base.

The lid (2007.6461.b) is shaped like the top half of a pepper. It is red with a green stem.