Ceremonial wa ke mia spoon

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Deschamps Pierre-Olivier - Paris - France

This ceremonial spoon carries spiritual power. Its use is reserved for a woman recognised by all for her generosity and hospitality. She is in charge of organising meals related to major celebratory events, such as the return from a circumcision camp or the harvests.

Detailed description

Dimensions
Hors tout : H. 63 cm ; l. 17.5 cm ; P. 14 cm ; Pds 1,428kg
Materials
Bois, fibres végétales, métal, huile de palme

Associated ressources

Infos pratiques

Fermeture exceptionnelle de l'exposition Origines, les récits du monde jusqu'au 14 octobre inclus.

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