Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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manioc flour sifter
  • unknown maker from South America
  • manioc flour sifter, late 1800s–2007
  • Where object was made: South America
  • plant fiber, wood, weaving
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 8 x 47.5 x 48.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 3 1/8 x 18 11/16 x 19 1/8 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4848

The sides of the shallow square tray are created with three stacked sticks, bound with plant fiber. The ends of the sticks extend past the edges of the tray. The bottom of the tray is woven plant fiber.