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Wooden corncob holder with a two cm waisted grip in the centre of the handle and a decoration carved in the shape of a human head at the tip.

Details

corncob holder
1976.589
Anthropology

1 item (description level: whole)
Broad category
Anthropology: Ethnography
Additional names, titles, or classifications
catalogue name:  corncob holder
object name:  wooden corncob holder,carved in shape of human head
common name:  corncob holder

Place
Kenya, East Africa, Africa
Additional place information
made or collected:  Kenya 

Materials & techniques
wood
Additional material & technique information
material: wood (overall)
Measurements
overall: 165 mm x 12 mm
Additional measurement information
overall: 165 mm x 12 mm

Provenance
donor:  Beadle, E. L., Miss  Undefined - 1976-12-03


Related subjects
association: Food and Feasting
object name: corncob holders

Record created 2000-01-22
Record last updated 2017-03-30

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