Plato de Madera

Plato de Madera

Usage conditions apply
Carved from a single piece of wood, this large and oblong shallow wood platter was probably used for drying coffee or serving sweets in the early 20th century.
Description (Spanish)
Este gran plato de madera oblongo y llano, tallado de una sola pieza, se empleaba probablemente para secar café o servir dulces al comienzo del siglo XX.
Currently not on view
Object Name
wood platter
Date made
20th century
early 20th century
Place Made
Puerto Rico
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
overall: 9 cm x 61 cm x 65 cm; 3 9/16 in x 24 in x 25 9/16 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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