Cooking dish - "Comal" tortilla cooker

Cooking dish - "Comal" tortilla cooker

"Comal" tortilla cooker. Technique: coiled. Materials: clay, metallic temper.Design Elements: temper is gold in color & metallic. Clay is buff colored. Distinguishing Marks: Blackened burn marks from cooking and/or firing; cooking surface is smooth, bottom is porous.
  • Object: Cooking dish - "Comal" tortilla cooker
  • Artist: Unknown
  • Circa: Early 20th C
  • Dimensions: H 2"; Diam: 12"
  • Culture Area: Mexico; Northern (Northern Mexico)
  • Cultural Group: Tarahumara
  • Cultural Context: -
  • Donor: Eugene Boudreau
  • Catalog #: 96.014