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Native NameSub Mai
Object Number:82-7-165D
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
Height: 92.71 cm
Width: 20.32 cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase, 1981
Other Number:214 - Other Number

Description

Tall wood cylinder with a circular hole approx. 10 cm from one end. A wooden disk (B) nearly closes off one end of the cylinder near the side hole. The disk is held in the cylinder by a slight constriction accompanied by a bamboo pole (C) with another disk tied to the end ( the is disk padded by a tan textile over white stuffing material). Field tag says "to heat up the fire while beating iron".

Wrong # (82-7-165B) written on object.

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