Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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manioc flour sifter
  • Venezuela
  • manioc flour sifter, late 1800s–1975
  • Where object was made: Orinoco River, Venezuela
  • plant fiber, wood, weaving
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 5 x 27 x 27.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 1 15/16 x 10 5/8 x 10 13/16 in
  • Gift of Philip R. Montgomery
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6881

The shallow square basket has two sticks for each side. The bottom has a herringbone weave. It is brown.