Record metadata:

Type Cultural Object (2014 Definition)
TitleIIc 6130
KeywordsCoconut grater
DescriptionUsed for grating coconut flesh. Small incisions have been made into the upper section of the bone to serve as 'teeth' to perform the grating function.
Creator of ObjectPresumed Makasae people
Date CreatedPre August 1935
Place CreatedPresumed Baguia Sub-district, Baucau District, Timor-Leste
Object TypeDomestic object
Dimensions22.3 long
Use status in 2014Not used (as metal graters are now used)
MaterialBone; buffalo rib bone
TechniqueHand carved
Institution/Holder: objectMuseum der Kulturen Basel
CollectorDr Alfred B├╝hler
Date CollectedAugust 1935
Place CollectedBaguia Sub-district, Baucau District, Timor-Leste
File CopyrightMuseum der Kulturen Basel. Photograph taken by Joanna Barrkman, 2014
MKB/Buehler object titleSpatel: Esspatel zum Auskratzen von Kokosn├╝ssen, G
Production status in 2014Not made
Timorese Language Term/sKau rate, M Koi nu'u, T

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