Record metadata:

Type Cultural Object (2014 Definition)
TitleIIc 6155
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 CreatedAugust 1935
Place CreatedBaguia Sub-district, Baucau District, Timor-Leste
Object TypeDomestic object
Dimensions10.5 cm long
Use status in 2014Not used (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: Verzierter Löffel
Production status in 2014Not made
Timorese Language Term/sWata sulu, M Nu'u kanuru, T

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