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Water Carrier (Object)

Object Number:2003-31-261
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Philippine Islands
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Gourd
Peel
Bark
Height: 71 cm
Width: 15.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number:1904.P.1 - Other Number

Description

Long thin gourd covered with basketry sheath, with carrying strap. Used by farmers to carry water to fields. Broken at top - originally had lid.

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