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Betel Box

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Native Name:
Khan Maak
Object Number:
89-13-294
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Thai
Provenience:
Northeast Thailand
Maker:
Unknown
Date Made:
Late 19th Century - Mid 20th Century
Early Date:
1875
Late Date:
1975
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Wood
Nails
Description:
Wooden box with raised legs. Interior of box sectioned into three compartments. Carved pattern on all sides with red, white and yellow pigments. Sides have geometric designs and feet of base have carved floral motif. Joined with nails.
Credit Line:
Gift of the Estate of Elizabeth Lyons, Keeper of the Asian Collections, University Museum

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Creating the Quid: Betel Chewing Paraphernalia from Asia and the Pacific (05 Apr 1997 - 31 Dec 1997)
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Bibliography:

[Article] Katz, Adria H. & White, Jennifer L. 1997. Behind the Scenes: Betel Chewing Paraphenalia from Asia and the Pacific. Expedition. 39 (1)
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