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Box, sock, and needles

Museum number:
7-5397a-g
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21075397a@2dg
Accession number:
Acc.2391
Object count:
7
Description:
A) Box, maple wood; 2 dowels inside and 1 removable peg; 25.8 by 3.5 by 3 centimeters; B) sock; wool, white homespun partially knitted; C, D, E, F, G,) knitting needles, metal with hook 1 end; length each 19.5 centimeters
Donor:
University Appropriation and William G. Lockwood
Collection place:
Planinica, Bugojno, Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Collector:
William G. Lockwood
Collection date:
February 1968
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.6 Manufacturing, Constructing, Craft, and Professional Pursuits and 8.3 For Manufacturing
Accession date:
1968
Context of use:
used only by Muslim men; box used to hold needles and keep knitting from unraveling while travelling ; used by herders who carry knitting with them into the fields
Department:
Europe and western Russia (except Classical Mediterranean)
Loans:
S1970-1971 #147: University of Washington (June 23, 1971–October 8, 1971)
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