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Scoop
© ASTRA National Museum Complex Sibiu
Material/ Technique: Poplar tree wood, cut, carved out
Size: 42 x 8 cm

Ethnical group: Romanian
Region: Răşinari village, Mărginimea Sibiului area, Sibiu county
Period of time: The 1th half of the 20th century
Utility: Tool used in homestead to move flour or other powdery substances

Description: Bowl-shaped tool with handle; no adornments; the handle has in its inferior part towards the bowl, a small orifice as hanger; natural wood color.

Economic sector: Worked in a rural workshop; On the nowadays market this type of object can easily be found, the price varying between 30-40 lei. In our country, at this moments are about 300 woodcarvers, the number of persons who makes this kind of objects being about 50. This type of object continues to be used in Romanian homesteads, being them rural or urban, in different sizes.
Source: Wood. Bone. Metal Collection (Inventory No. 310 L), ASTRA Museum of Transylvanian Civilization. ASTRA National Museum Complex Sibiu