University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Native NameKhan 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
Credit Line:Gift of the Estate of Elizabeth Lyons, Keeper of the Asian Collections, University Museum, 1989

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.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Creating the Quid: Betel Chewing Paraphernalia from Asia and the Pacific (05 Apr 1997 - 31 Dec 1997)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Article] Katz, Adria H. & White, Jennifer L. 1997. Behind the Scenes: Betel Chewing Paraphenalia from Asia and the Pacific. Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 39 (1)View Objects cited in this Publication

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