Philippines Ifugao Igorot basket for storing spoons locally known as "Ayyud". While most Cordillera people routinely ate with their hands, the Ifugao were known for carving beautiful spoons. In many Ifugao households each person had an individual spoon. After eating, spoons were wiped and put away in this openwork basket.
Type of Object: Basket for storing spoons
Construction Method: Coiled
Local Terms: "Ayyud"
Period/Date: Mid - late 20th century
Ethnic Group: Ifugao ( Igorots or Cordillerans) of Northern Luzon Philippines
Country of Origin: Philippines
Materials: Rattan, bamboo
Dimensions: (Approximate) Height: 16" Diameter: 12"
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