Bowl <Vessel>

Basket bowl, 1911

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The inner surface of the round basket bowl is decorated with a refined, geometrical pattern. The upper rim is reinforced using reed hoops. Such basket bowls were used to store maniok flatbread, one of the main nutritional staples of the Taulipáng (Pemón).

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Bodo Spranz (Hg): Die Freiburger Südamerika-Sammlungen Herzog und Koch-Grünberg. Freiburg 1980, S. 61.

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