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Ladle

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Object Number:2003-43-80
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Nanai
Provenience: Siberia
Amur River
Culture Area: Siberia
Section:American
Materials:Birch Bark
Paint
Wood
Technique:Appliqued
Painted
Sewn
Incised
Carved
Credit Line:Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number:1899.1.80 - Other Number
351/16 - Other Number
74-1-79 - Other Number

Description

Birch bark and wooden ceremonial ladle; bowl made of birch bark; interior of bowl decorated with incising and cut out the designs on black and red painted birch bark that have been stitched to bowl; handle elaborately carved at end and near the portion connecting with the bowl; handle divided into two parallel sticks going across the bowl.

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