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Loan Object
Photo by Johan Vipper
Photo credit: Johan Vipper

Ladle

19th century

Coconut shell and wood

35 × 8.9 × 9 cm (13 3/4 × 3 1/2 × 3 9/16 in.)
base: 20 × 8.9 × 9.5 cm (7 7/8 × 3 1/2 × 3 3/4 in.)
Promised gift of Thomas Jaffe, B.A. 1971
ILE2012.30.419
Geography: 
Made in Sumba, Indonesia
Culture: 
Sumba
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Tools and Equipment
Provenance: 

Ex-collection: B. Frank, New York

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