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Large wooden spoon with carved decorations. Bowl is long and thin, with a deep well. Four channels moulded across bowl base, creating three high ridges across length. Area where bowl meets neck is scalloped. Neck flares outward before tapering in at handle; decorated with incised diamonds. Area where neck meets handle is scalloped. Handle is oval-shaped with a semi-circular cutout in the centre. Bands of raised diamonds carved across front of handle; inverted triangle created in negative space at base of handle. Linear and triangle designs incised across back of handle. Braided plant fibre cord knotted through handle, for hanging purposes.

History Of Use

Used for ceremonies.


The donor taught in a rural school in Tobli, eastern Liberia, from 1965 to 1967.

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