Record metadata:

Type Cultural Object (2014 Definition)
TitleIIc 6164
KeywordsSpoon and fork
DescriptionThis implement was used for eating food. Many people associated this type of spoon with eating in the ceremonial house.
Creator of ObjectPresumed Makasae people
Date CreatedAugust 1935
Place CreatedBaguia Sub-district, Baucau District, Timor-Leste
Object TypeDomestic object
Dimensions14.2 cm long
Use status in 2014Not used (as aluminum spoons are used now)
MaterialCoconut shell and horn
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 Stiel mit vierzinkiger Gabel, G
Production status in 2014Not made
Timorese Language Term/sWata sulu no garfu, M Nu'u kanuru ho garfu, T

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