Bamboo grain measure, cut from a single hollow sec

Made:
1675-1699 in Assam

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Bamboo grain measure, cut from a single hollow section of bamboo, 7 3/4" height overall, 3 5/8" average internal diam. at the open end, bottom closed by the natural joint of the plant. Bound with 3 brass bands top, middle and bottom. Period late 17th century, Assam.

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Category:
Weighing & Measuring
Object Number:
1954-678
type:
indian capacity measure
credit:
Victoria & Albert Museum

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