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Cotton Roller

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Native NameIw
Object Number:82-7-87
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Thailand
Udon Thani
Ban Chiang
Date Made: c. 1940-c. 1950
Early Date: 1935
Late Date: 1955
Materials:Mai Khaaw
Mai Kung
Mai Duu
Mai Kung
Height: 42 cm
Length: 41 cm
Width: 45 cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase, 1981
Other Number:010 - Other Number


A wooden frame with two upright arms and one horizontal arm. The upright arms holds three pieces of wood two of which are rollers. One of the roller has a handle attached. Cotton balls are rolled through which force the seeds out. About 30-40 years old. Base is mai khaaw (ไม้ขาว) , side is mai kung (ไม้กุง) and mai duu (ไม้ดู), rollers are mai yung(ไม้ยุง).

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