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Women of Morusipo crafting milk container at home

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posted on 2023-11-30, 18:55 authored by Samuel DerbyshireSamuel Derbyshire
Nasekon, Nakiru and Akure chipping, cutting and chiselling pieces of wood into apangach, akurum and elepit milk container on the day after travelling into the Morusipo hill range to collect wood.

Funding

Endangered Material Knowledge Programme

History

Session

C002

Rights owner

Samuel Frederick Derbyshire

Cultural group

Turkana

Participants

Nasekon Ekaale Louren

Country

Kenya

Place

Morusipo, Turkana

Item/object

milk container (apangach, akurum and elepit)

Techniques of production

Cut-chip-cut

Materials

Wood-commiphora (Commiphora boviniana)

Materials alt

edweite

Cultural context/event

General production

Social group setting

Craftspeople working together

Location

Home

Temporality

Work begins mid morning and continues until dusk.This is a single stage in a process of production that usually takes several weeks, or even months to complete.

Date of creation

2020-02-12

Unique ID

2019LG02-C002-0087

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