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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:African; South African
Title:Ladle
Type:Food Service
Materials:Wood
Place Made:Africa
Measurements:overall: 19 1/4 x 3 1/4 x 1 1/2 x handle diam 5/8 in.; 48.895 x 8.255 x 3.81 x 1.5875 cm
Narrative Inscription:  In faded brown ink on handle: "Koffir Newton"
Accession Number:  MH 2003.26.18
Credit Line:Transfer from the Mount Holyoke College Archives and Special Collections
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
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Description:
Missionary Cabinet. Long ladle with smaller dipper, last two inches of ladle colored black and shaped, tapering sharply at end. Near the cup, two chevrons carved, dyed/burned black. Points of v's towards cup. Rim of cup colored black, and inside of cup is relatively rough.

Tags:
African

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