Large Mata Ortiz Pottery - "Door Paquime" Cutout with Geometric Design
- Hand crafted and hand painted by Mata Ortiz artist Luz Elva Gutierrez
- This cutout design represent the T-shaped doorways seen in Paquime (Casas Grandes) archeogical sites.
- Mata Ortiz is a small village in the state of Chihuahua, Mexico, less than 100 miles from the US-Mexico border. The pueblo has a population of approximately 2,000 people and is within the municipality of Casa Grandes in a wide fertile valley, which has long been inhabited by indigenous people. The ancient ruins of Casas Grandes are located nearby.
- Pot dimensions are approximately: Height: 3.5 inches, Diameter: 4 inches