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tapisa (sieve)
  • Maranao peoples
  • tapisa (sieve), early 1900s–1959
  • Where object was made: Lanao del Sur, Philippines
  • brass
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 20 x 32 x 52 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 7 7/8 x 12 5/8 x 20 1/2 in
  • Gift of Charles K. Warriner
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2974

The brass sieve has a large bowl, with concentric rings of small holes punched in the rounded bottom, leaving the sides solid. There is a short, straight handle with a hook at one end. The handle has notched sides at either end. There is a brass loop opposite the handle.