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)
1 item (description level: whole)
- Additional names, titles, or classifications
common name: small cheese horse or hen
object name (Horniman Ethno.): figure (food sample)
- 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)
- overall: 65 mm x 17.5 mm x 48 mm
- Additional measurement information
overall: 65 mm x 17.5 mm x 48 mm
donor: Frommer, Eva
- 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)
material: processed material
- Record created 2000-01-22 by DRICE
- Record last updated 2016-10-04 by XGVIEWS
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