Having collected wood from the Morusipo hill range, and hewn out the basic shapes of apangach, elepit and akurum milk container, Nakiru and Akure continue scraping and carving at home. They are joined by Akwee, who is carving an atubwa bowl.
Rights ownerSamuel Frederick Derbyshire
ParticipantsMargaret Nakiru Lopwenya , Alice Akure, Akwee Ekomolo Akelerio
Item/objectmilk container (apangach, akurum and elepit), bowl (atubwa)
Techniques of productionScraped, Carved
MaterialsWood-commiphora (Commiphora boviniana), ekwangorom, Wood-commiphora (Commiphora schimperi)
Cultural context/eventGeneral production
Social group settingCraftspeople working together
TemporalityWork 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 creation2020-02-21