Pudding Knife


From: New Hebrides | Torres Islands

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Object Number 2003-32-130
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience New Hebrides | Torres Islands
Section Oceanian
Materials Wood
Technique Carved

Long, thin knife used for cutting, serving and eating yam pudding. Handle (18 cm.) has toothed edges. See Speiser, Ethnology of Vanuatu, pp. 128-129 and Pl. 23 Nos. 1-5. Exhibited at l'Exposition universelle de Paris 1900.

Length 55.9 cm
Width 2.6 cm
Credit Line Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number 1995.X.16611 - Other Number

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