Marranitos por Ofrendas – Jackie Dreamspell
ceramic, corn husk, paperboard, other
This piece combines the Native American rituals of the four directions and Mexican traditions of Dia de los Muertos in one box.
The pig is made of Navajo clay, and represents the Mexican sweet bread called Marranito. The cornhusk represents the maize Aztec’s worshipped and is rolled in the box in the style of Mexican tamales.
The box is a vessel which has guidelines explaining how to properly use Marranitos por Ofrendas for both Native American rituals and Mexican traditions.
|Dimensions||2 × 7 in|