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Water Jug

Water Jug

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Chickens are a familiar decorative theme in household objects. This contemporary chicken-shaped botijo, or water jug is made of terra cotta with a removable stopper in the form of a chicken head.
Description (Spanish)
Las gallinas constituyen un tema de decoración popular en los objetos domésticos. Este botijo contemporáneo con forma de gallina está hecho de terracota y tiene un tapón desmontable que representa la cabeza del animal.
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Object Name
ceramic jug
Date made
ca 1980
place made
Puerto Rico
Physical Description
ceramic (overall material)
overall: 26.5 cm x 16.5 cm x 26.5 cm; 10 7/16 in x 6 1/2 in x 10 7/16 in
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Teodoro Vidal
Daily Life
Puerto Rico
Household Tools and Equipment
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Cultures & Communities
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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