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Bellows Base

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Native NameSub Mai
Object Number:82-7-165B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Thai
Isaan
Provenience: Thailand
Udon Thani
Baan Nawng Mek
Date Made: 1900-1981
Early Date: 1900
Late Date: 1981
Section:Asian
Materials:Wood
Outside Diameter:16.51 cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase, 1981
Other Number:214 - Other Number

Description

A wooden disk used to close off one end of the bellow (A). Disk is held in cylinder by a slight constriction accompanied by bamboo a pole (C) with another disk tied to the end ( the disk is padded by blue textile over white stuffing material). Field tag says "to heat up the fire while beating iron".

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