Making Slap Bread-Bygone Era Depiction

Pueblo Indian women making traditional slap bread in kiva fireplace. Decorative backsplash tile art mural.

Historic old photo depiction of mother and daughter preparing and then baking traditional slap bread (similar to a tortilla) on a comal (heavy cast iron pan) in kiva.
Decorative border shapes and patterns surrounding the image of the women is based on traditional Southwestern Pueblo pottery designs painted in the well-known color schemes of red, orange or terra cotta and black.
Hand painted on 6 inch ceramic tiles.
Dimensions are: 24 inches wide x 18 inches high.

Old photo depiction of Pueblo Indian women making slap bread using comal pan, baking in kiva fireplace. Artist Julia Sweda.
Making Yummy Slap Bread


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