A prize-winning cocucha (large clay jar) crafted by Margarita Martinez. Such jars are typical of Michoacan; the black marks come from the wood fired kiln in which it is baked. This piece was exhibited in Chapala's annual Feria Maestros del Arte.
© Marianne Carlson, 2008
Chapala's Feria Maestros del Arte: guardians of the folk art tradition