spoon (food processing & storage)

Spoon made from hollowed out gourd with a partially hollowed handle. The inside of the bowl has been decorated with incised lines in a geometric pattern. The handle and rim of the bowl have been stained with a dark blue pigment, now faded and the handle has an incised geometric design. The spoon is plain on the reverse.

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