Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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cubo (pail)
  • Mexico
  • cubo (pail), 1989
  • Where object was made: Oaxaca de Juárez, Oaxaca, Mexico
  • plastic, metal
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 25.5 x 32 x 30 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 10 1/16 x 12 5/8 x 11 3/4 in
  • Gift of Robert J. Smith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5512

The round yellow plastic bucket's top is slightly larger than the bottom. There are three ridges near the top, and two near the bottom. The top lip is rolled. It has a gold colored metal handle hinged at the attachments.

It was used for carrying water and washing clothes or dishes.