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Dipper

1949.953 (RS120054)

Description

Coconut shell dipper with incised decoration on the exterior of the shell. Decorations consist of circles, half circles, and scalloping. Turned wooden handle.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1900
Late 19th Century
Material
coconut (fruit)
turning (shaping process)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Places
Probably Pacific Islands [general region]
Descriptive terms
coconut (fruit)
Dipper
dippers (serving utensils)
turning (shaping process)
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
3 5/8 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.953
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
251680

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