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Rice Sieve

Native NameKhoeng Ham
Takraeng
Object Number:82-7-216
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Thai
Isaan
Provenience: Thailand
Baan Pluoei
Date Made: 1900-1981
Early Date: 1900
Late Date: 1981
Section:Asian
Materials:Bamboo
Rattan
Technique:Basketry
Height: 9.5 cm
Outside Diameter:47 cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase, 1981
Other Number:073 - Other Number

Description

A round basket with a gently curved to flat bottom woven of fine bamboo strips with holes of approximately 3mm squared left open. There is one small handle of the twisted strips. Used for sifting, bran removal, sifting temper in pot making, or in making flour.

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