ladle (food processing & storage)

Ladle with a bowl made of coconut, which has been incised with geometric horizontal and diagonal designs, which have been filled with a white pigment. The handle is formed of a length of wood, which pierces through both side of the coconut. There is a piece of nylon attached to the tip of the handle forming a loop for suspension.

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