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food cover

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  • Description
    Food covers, set of six
    Made from palm leaf, cotton thread, reed, and foil. Bowl shaped bodies. Each food cover is a graduating size and can sit inside of each other. The bowls are identical in design. The base is a red coloured palm leaf with hand tacked designs of flowers over laying each other getting smaller, base flower is red, then purple, green, red, white, purple, yellow, and a small red dot at the centre. The rim of the food cover is a silver foil that has been sewn on with thin brown cane. The underside is naturally coloured palm leaf with visible cotton sewing
  • Place
  • Other Number
    1990.40, 53421
  • Accession number
  • Accession date
    12 February 1990
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  • Item count
  • Record richness
food cover, 1990.40, 53421, Cultural Permissions Apply
food cover, 1990.40, 53421, Cultural Permissions Apply


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