Faucher Tile Collection

Faucher Tile Collection

Number: 218
Maker: Maker Unknown
Country: Mexico
Date Made: 1930
Pattern: People
Illustration: Man riding donkey beside tree and cacti.
Technique: Hand painted under glaze
Marks: None
Size: 5-3/4" x 5-3/4"
Thickness: 5/16
Clay Body: Red
Comment: Tlaquepaque, Mexico C:1930-1940s. This fascinating pocket of Mexican Culture was originally called Tlacapan, which means "Men who make clay utensils with their hands". Tlalic-pac means "Over clay hills". Some of the most beautiful expressions of manual
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