Paila

Description
This metal pot, used for making guava paste and other sweets at home, was acquired in Rio Piedras in 1953.
Description (Spanish)
Esta olla de metal, empleada para preparar pasta de guayaba y otros dulces caseros, fue adquirida en Río Piedras en 1953.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
pot
Date made
20th century
Physical Description
metal alloy (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 15 cm x 33.2 cm x 26.5 cm; 5 7/8 in x 13 1/16 in x 10 7/16 in
Place Made
Puerto Rico
ID Number
1997.0097.1177
accession number
1997.0097
catalog number
1997.0097.1177
subject
Daily Life
Puerto Rico
Household Tools and Equipment
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Home and Community Life: Ethnic
Cultures & Communities
Domestic Furnishings
Vidal
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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