Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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plant fiber
  • unknown Ifugao maker
  • plant fiber, late 1800s–1966
  • Where object was made: Philippines
  • rice
  • Object Length/Width: 12.5 x 5.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 4 7/8 x 2 1/8 in
  • Gift from the Menninger Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3592.03

This is a shatterhead from a rice plant. It appears to be the husks only, no grain. It is blackened.