Suriname Peanut-Grinding Board

Maroons, Saramakka

Suriname

Length: 60 cm, width: 30 cm

DESCRIPTION

·     Peanut-grinding board

·     Wood, brass tacks

Board to chop peanuts. The peanuts are chopped and ground using a gourd or wood roller. The peanuts are processed into a smooth paste that plays an important role in the preparation of many of the festive dishes.

CONDITION

Good condition

Provenance

Ex collection Willem Zwiep

DATE

± 1920

Dimensions

Length: 60 cm, width: 30 cm

PRICE

2850

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