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Spoon

Native NameKasop
Object Number:A430A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Ainu
Provenience: Japan
Hokkaido
Okotsunai
Section:Asian
Materials:Wood
Length: 50.3 cm
Width: 15.9 cm
Depth: 5.8 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Dr. Hiram M. Hiller, 1901

Description

Kasup (カスプ). Wooden spoon or ladle used to stir and serve food. Ainu men made them out of Magnolia tree wood (magnolia obovata).

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Ainu Bunka Shinkō Kenkyū Suishin Kikō. 2008. アイヌの工芸 : ペンシルバニア大学考古学人類学博物館ヒラーコレクション = Ainu collections : University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Hiller Collections.. Sapporo. Ainu Bunka Shinkō Kenkyū Suishin Kikō. pg. 134 p. : chiefly col. ill., maps ; 30 cm Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Fig. 29 pg. 28View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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