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Cylindrical salt box made of bamboo. The base been stained dark brown. There is a narrow loose circlet of plaited plant fibre around the body of the box.

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salt box (boxes (food processing & storage))
nn14428i
Anthropology

1 item (description level: part)
Additional names, titles, or classifications
object name (Horniman Ethno.):  salt box (boxes (food processing & storage))

Place
Myanmar (Burma), Southeast Asia, Asia
Additional place information
made or collected:  Myanmar (Burma) 
Culture
Kachin
Additional culture information
maker or user:  Kachin 

Materials & techniques
bamboo; plant fibre; pigment
Additional material & technique information
material: bamboo (overall)
material: plant fibre (overall)
material: pigment (overall)
Measurements
overall: 179 mm x 49 mm
Additional measurement information
overall: 179 mm x 49 mm
Inscriptions
inscription: label 15 121 / Salt box. / KACHIN .


Related objects
part of salt box (box (food processing & storage)); lid (containers) (nn14428)
Related subjects
material: bamboo
bamboo
maker or user: Kachin
material: pigment
material: plant fibre

Record created 2004-09-30 by JSTRIBBLEHILL
Record last updated 2014-10-14 by CMAYHEW