Teodoro Vidal Collection of Puerto Rican History
"Teodoro Vidal Collection of Puerto Rican History - Introduction" showing 1 items.
- This cucharón, or ladle, is constructed from a gourd bowl with wood handle. Teodoro Vidal went to great lengths to research and document the objects that he collected. The notes written by him upon acquiring this ladle read, "Hataca, or Jataca (word of Indian origin), large spoon or vessel made of gourd. Often used to get water from the tinajero (water filter). This one was acquired in 1958 in the town of Anasco."
- Currently not on view
- Date made
- mid 20th century
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- Data Source
- National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center