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Pudding Knife

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

Description

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.

Bibliography:

[Book] Speiser, Felix. 1990. Ethnology of Vanuatu: An early twentieth century study.. Crawford House Press. Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 128-129 (Pl. 23 Nos. 1-5)View Objects related to this Type Citation

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