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Coolamon Vessel

$160.00

Coolamon Vessel

$160.00

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Measures 20cm x 12cm and has a hook on the back so you may hang it on the wall.

A coolamon is an Australian aboriginal’s carrying vessel.  This multi purpose shallow vessel or dish with curved sides ranging in length typically from 30-70cm.  Used by women to carry water, fruits, nuts as well as to cradle babies.  They were carried on the head when travelling any distance or under the arm if used as a cradle. Also used for winnowing grains in the traditional bread making process as well as a general heating and cooking vessel.

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