EDFood and Dining

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Catalog # Name Description
1 ED1998.10.4 Coaster West African. Woven with the same type of seeds used on a shekere. Roughly 15x15cm.  ED1998.10.4 (Coaster) image
2 ED1998.10.5 Coaster West African. Woven with the same type of seeds used on a shekere. Roughly 15x15cm.  ED1998.10.5 (Coaster) image
3 ED1998.10.6 Trivet West African. Woven with the same type of seeds used on a shekere. Roughly 30x30cm.  ED1998.10.6 (Trivet) image
4 ED1998.4.12 Blade, Stone Lamellar blade. Chipped stone tool used as a knife.  ED1998.4.12 (Blade, Stone) image
5 ED1998.7.2 Spear Point Hardin barbed point. Used as a spear or a knife.  ED1998.7.2 (Spear Point) image
6 ED1998.7.4 Spear Point Belknap Contracting Stem Point. Used as a spear or knife.  ED1998.7.4 (Spear Point) image
7 ED1999.5.3 Grindstone Clay grinding stone. Reproduction of early human tools.  ED1999.5.3 (Grindstone) image
8 ED2019-131 Cup A replica of a tin cup which students in rural schoolhouses would use to drink water ED2019-131 (Cup) image
9 ED2019-132 Lunch Box Round tin pail, used to carry lunches for students in one-room schools. 2 pieces, A: lid and B: bucket with handle.  ED2019-132 (Lunch Box) image
10 ED2019-137 Service, Tea Japanese tea set, including tea pot, sake flask, and four cups.  ED2019-137 (Service, Tea) image
11 ED2019-75 Molinillo A utensil used to stir hot chocolate in Mexico ED2019-75  (Molinillo) image
12 ED2021-101 Pot, Cooking An aluminum cooking pot (B) with a lid (A), otherwise known as a patila in India. According to the information card included with the pot, it can function as a saucepan, soup pot, or stewing pot. Neither the pot or the lid have handles, a commonality among Indian cookware.  ED2021-101 (Pot, Cooking) image
13 ED2021-105 Cup, Katori A small, metal cup called a katori in Hindi. The tag attached with the katori reads: "Small food cups (katoris) - These are used on the Thali for the more liquid curries and for curds." A thali is an Indian-style platter of different dishes. ED2021-105 (Cup, Katori) image
14 ED2021-106 Serving Plate A metal serving plate called a Thali in Hindi. In India, thalis are used to serve a platter of different dishes, each in their own individual cup or katori.  ED2021-106 (Serving Plate) image
15 ED2021-11 Doily An off-white crochet doily from Bosnia. Circular designs joined to create a diamond shape.  ED2021-11 (Doily) image
16 ED2021-110 Pinafore Modern reproduction of a pinafore. A white, pinstripe with two pockets on the front. The opening buttons up in the back so that the pockets are on the front side of the body. This type of garment is worn over clothing, typically a blouse or a dress, to protect the clothing underneath. The small size suggests it was made for a child to wear.  ED2021-110 (Pinafore) image
17 ED2021-117 Tea Table A small, tea table made from bamboo. The table has a square table top and 4 legs connected to each other by small sticks. Likely a tourist piece from Asia. ED2021-117 (Tea Table) image
18 ED2021-12 Doily A Bosnian off-white crochet doily. Circular design with picot edge.  ED2021-12 (Doily) image
19 ED2021-122 Chopsticks Two sets of chopsticks from Japan. On the first pair (A) are the colors blue and brown, with a white floral pattern covering the blue top of the sticks. The sticker on the front of the packaging reads "non-slip" in Japanese. The second pair (B) are pink with images of beach balls and a Japanese girl covering the sticks. The back of the packaging provides washing and handling directions written in Japanese. The top of the packaging, on the white tag, reads "non-slip" in Japanese, also. ED2021-122 (Chopsticks) image
20 ED2021-123 Teacup A teacup from Japan, often called a yunomi. These cups do not have a handle like European teacups. This particular yunomi is dark orange with images of cranes decorating the side. The bottom of the cup has a couple of Japanese characters and the word "JAPAN" written in black. It is made of a ceramic material. ED2021-123 (Teacup) image
21 ED2021-124 Teacup A teacup from Japan, often called a yunomi. This cup has no handle unlike European teacups. Blue and white images of wildlife and other objects cover the side of the cup. The Japanese characters on the side of the cup translate to "Kirishima" which suggests that this cup is a tourist piece from the Japanese city of Kirishima. ED2021-124 (Teacup) image
22 ED2021-132 Molcajete A mortar and pestle from Mexico called a molcajete (A). This piece is made of a rough, bumpy stone that contains various shades of gray. The bottom of the molcajete has 3 legs to hold it up. Included with molcajete is the tejolote (B) which is the teardrop-shaped tool used to actually grind the food. Additionally, the object is heavy and on the bigger side. ED2021-132 (Molcajete) image
23 ED2021-173 Bowl A copper bowl from India. The outside of the bowl is a copper color while the inside of the bowl is silver. Other features of the bowl include two decorative handles and a gold sticker in the inside of the bowl which reads "Super Quality Copper Tableware Size 2." ED2021-173 (Bowl) image
24 ED2021-174 Bowl A small copper bowl from India. The outside of the bowl is copper-colored while the inside is silver. Also, on the inside of the bowl is a sticker which says "CERA", the brand of the object. ED2021-174 (Bowl) image
25 ED2021-22 Lunchbox Black, metal oblong lunch pail with 2 handles. Box (A) and lid (B). ED2021-22 (Lunchbox) image
26 ED2021-35 Press, Tortilla Wooden tortilla press made of three hinged pieces ED2021-35 (Press, Tortilla) image
27 ED2021-36 Pot Small, metal (copper) pot from India. It is a religious pot and used during Hindu rituals or events. ED2021-36 (Pot) image
28 ED2021-4 Tin Yellow, brown, and gold tea tin with lid. Jasmine tea exported from China. Writing in English, Chinese, and French on sides. "Jasmine Tea, Product of the People's Republic of China Fujian Tea Import & Export Corporation. Net. Wt (120 gms.)" Lid printed with logo and "Sunflower 1030". Plastic stopper underneath tin lid.  ED2021-4 (Tin) image
29 ED2021-40 Set, Demitasse A Balkan (Bosnian) demitasse set with 6 plates (A-F) and 6 cups (G-L). White with a blue and gray meander pattern border. ED2021-40 (Set, Demitasse) image
30 ED2021-45 Molinillo A wooden molinillo with 5 rings from Mexico. It is used to make hot drinks (like hot chocolate) by rubbing together between the palms in order to form a froth at the top of the drink.  ED2021-45 (Molinillo) image
31 ED2021-5 Tin Yellow, brown, and gold tea tin with lid. Jasmine tea exported from China. Writing in English, Chinese, and French on sides. "Jasmine Tea, Product of the People's Republic of China FooJoy Tea Company. Net. Wt 4 oz(113 g)" Lid printed with logo and "FooJoy 1030". Plastic stopper underneath tin lid.  ED2021-5 (Tin) image
32 ED2021-50 Coffee Pot A Turkish coffee pot (other names: ibrik, coffee ibrik, cezve) with a silver cup base and a redish-brown handle.  ED2021-50 (Coffee Pot) image
33 ED2021-62 Coffee Pot An old, metal, Turkish coffee pot. It has a circular base, a triangular spout, a curved handle, and a lid attached with a hinge. The lid contains an oval pattern around the base and is topped off with a pointed decoration. The pot may have had more of a design on the body at one point but has faded away over time. ED2021-62 (Coffee Pot) image
34 ED2021-7 Coffee Pot Small brass coffee pot with weighted lid. Engraged with diamond and oval designs around the body of the pot.  ED2021-7 (Coffee Pot) image
35 ED2021-70 Khokhloma Set A Khokhloma set from Russia featuring 2 mini cups (A,B), 1 small spoon (C), and 1 big spoon (D). Khokhloma painting  originates from Russia where the artist paints wooden utensils with bright, colorful colors and designs. This set was painted using the colors gold, black, orange, green, and red. The 2 cups have stickers on the bottom which both translate to "Khokhloma Painting, Glasses, Price 06.95."   ED2021-70 (Khokhloma Set) image
36 ED2021-74 Bowl Round, wooden bowl colored with different stripes (tan, light brown, dark brown). The opening is 24 cm across. Possibly from Costa Rica as on the bottom it says "₡85.00" on the bottom, indicating it was purchased for 85 cólones. ED2021-74 (Bowl) image
37 ED2021-75 Bowl A small, gray bowl made in Japan. There's a meander pattern around the bowl and the opening is 12 cm across. The bowl rests on top of 3 litte legs attached to its bottom. ED2021-75 (Bowl) image
38 ED2021-80 Chopsticks 15, wooden chopsticks (A-O) and 3 mini-Japanese paper dolls containing toothpick bodies (P-R) attached to folded pieces of white paper. The chopsticks vary in length, width, and shape. In China, chopsticks tend to be long with wide ends to make it easier to share food across the table (as it is very common in Chinese cultures to share food with one another). In Japan, the chopsticks are shorter with narrower, more pointed ends because they do not share food as often as the Chinese and their diet consists of more fish which requires sharper chopsticks to pick apart. In Korea, chopsticks are often made of metal and have a flatter body. ED2021-80 (Chopsticks) image
39 ED2021-85 Cookbook A cookbook written in Arabic, which is read from right to left. The titled is translated to "The Art of Cooking" in English and is written by multiple authors. It was published in Beirut, Lebanon, sometime between 1980 and 1990, by Dar Al-Hayat Library. ED2021-85 (Cookbook) image
40 ED2021-86 Zucchini Corer A zucchini coring tool (also called a hollower or a "manakra" in Arabic) used to prepare some Middle Eastern dishes that include a hollowed-out zucchini. According to the information card kept with the tool, "The tool is common throughout Jordan and Lebanon and was brought with an immigrant from Amman, Jordan in the 1980s." ED2021-86 (Zucchini Corer) image
41 ED2021-87 Apron A vintage flour sack apron/bib for a child. It is made from a thin, fabric material that is has a light blue color, a white floral design, and white thread. There are only 2 strands (one on each side of the waistline) to tie together around the back of the child and one pocket on the right side. ED2021-87 (Apron) image
42 ED2021-90 Cup A metal drinking cup (gilas). The note left with the object reads: "Metal drinking tumbler (GILAS - a pronunciation in Hindi of 'glass'); The tumbler is used for water, tea, or buttermilk. Tea is always mixed with boiled milk and sugar. Adults rarely drink milk since they prefer to make it into curds (yogurt) or buttermilk, cheese, or sweet desserts and ghee. Some of the families in this village now have crockery tea cups and glass glasses, but the metal tumbler is far more common." ED2021-90 (Cup) image