Record metadata:

Type Cultural Object (2014 Definition)
TitleIIc 6154
KeywordsSpoon
DescriptionA small carved spoon with a decorative handle, used for eating food. This type of spoon is associated with eating food in the ceremonial house.
Creator of ObjectPresumed Makasae people
Date CreatedPre August 1935
Place CreatedPresumed Baguia Sub-district, Baucau District, Timor-Leste
Object TypeDomestic object
Dimensions11.2 cm long
Use status in 2014Not used (as aluminum spoons are used now)
MaterialCoconut shell
TechniqueHand carved
Institution/Holder: objectMuseum der Kulturen Basel
CollectorDr Alfred Bühler
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 titleLöffel mit verzierter Rücksiete, G
Production status in 2014Not made
Timorese Language Term/sWata sulu, M Nu'u kanuru, T

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