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Small figure, redykolka, of a horse made from dried curd. The horse has a saddle bound to its body by a strip of cheese; another represents the reins. The saddle and reins have a pattern in red and green pigment.

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figure (food sample)
18.2.59/7
Anthropology

1 item (description level: whole)
Additional names, titles, or classifications
common name:  small cheese horse or hen
object name (Horniman Ethno.):  figure (food sample)

Place
Poland, Eastern Europe, Europe
Additional place information
made or collected: Zakopane area, Poland 

Materials & techniques
processed material; pigment
Additional material & technique information
material: processed material (overall)
material: pigment (overall)
Measurements
overall: 65 mm x 17.5 mm x 48 mm
Additional measurement information
overall: 65 mm x 17.5 mm x 48 mm

Provenance
donor:  Frommer, Eva  gift 1959-02-18

Use
given to family members and children on the occasion of the sheep flocks’ return from the mountains to the villages (redyk)


Related subjects
theme: Food and Feasting
object name (Horniman Ethno.): figures (food samples)
food
material: pigment
material: processed material

Record created 2000-01-22 by DRICE
Record last updated 2016-10-04 by XGVIEWS

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