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Description

Strainer is tubular in shape, long, woven of twisted sedge (loli) fibres, with strands tied off at top, and bunched and tied at bottom. A loop is incorporated in this tie, from which to hang the strainer.

History Of Use

Said to be used as a strainer for "joala" (alcoholic beverages), one of which is sorghum beer. Different sized beer strainers have different purposes. Smaller ones are generally sold for non-traditional markets, such as tourists and urban dwellers. Larger sizes are offered for use in the household or as wedding gifts. Strainers are also popular gifts for young men going through an initiaton into manhood.

Item History

  • Made in during 1986
  • Collected during 1986
  • Owned by Janet Tomkins before September 29, 2016
  • Received from Janet Tomkins (Donor) on September 29, 2016

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