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charolas (bread basket)
  • Amador Martinez Antonio
    active: Mexico
    Felicitas Angeles Sanchez
  • charolas (bread basket), 1989
  • Where object was made: Santa Cruz Papalutla, Mexico
  • cane, weaving
  • Object Height/Diameter: 5.5 x 19 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 2 1/8 x 7 1/2 in
  • Gift of Robert J. Smith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4815

The shallow, round basket has a flat bottom and flared sides. Wide vertical elements are visible on the interior. It is a light natural color.

Restaurants use these baskets for bread.