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Rope Making Frame

Native NameKaang Paw
Object Number:82-7-204
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Thai
Isaan
Provenience: Thailand
Udon Thani
Ban Chiang
Date Made: 1900-1981
Early Date: 1900
Late Date: 1981
Section:Asian
Materials:Wood
Metal
Length: 43 cm
Width: 45 cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase, 1981
Other Number:233 - Other Number

Description

Two pieces each of bamboo and wood made into a square frame with approximately 11.0 cm left out on each pole. Twine is wrapped around the square and held in place by the poles at each corner. There is another piece of bamboo with a cylindrical center (rope twiner). The inside is scooped out but not completely hollow. Two 9.0 cm spikes extend from the rope twiner.

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