This pichancha gourd has been handcrafted by Tabasco's artisans. Tabasco's carved gourd traditions are well known and dates back to prehispanic times.
Pichancha is the name given this cooking utensil used in Mesoamerican cultures to strain nixtamalized corn. The word pichancha comes from the tzotzil language pin, meaning pot and chachab, strainer. Hence strainer pot.
- Natural, locally-sourced gourd
- Natural colours
- Beautifully carved
- Smoked finish
Provenance: Cunduacán, Tabasco
Dimensions: 15 x 13 x 15 cms
*Exact dimensions vary as this is a handcrafted piece.