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pinchacha (strainer)
  • Josefina Barranco Perez
    active: Mexico
  • pinchacha (strainer), 1989
  • Where object was made: San Bartolo Coyotepec, Oaxaca, Mexico
  • ceramic, incising
  • Object Height/Diameter: 22 x 23.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 8 5/8 x 9 1/4 in
  • Gift of Robert J. Smith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4657

The black jar has a globular body and a flaring rim. The body is pierced with holes throughout. Flowers are incised on the shoulder.

It was used for washing corn kernels.