Karafka or Pliashka, Decanter


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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Karafka or Pliashka, Decanter   (1978.04.0006B)
Materials T&E : Food Service T&E : Serving Vessels
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location Europe, East, Ukraine, Carpathian Region
Period/Date 1970—1978
Culture Ukrainian, Hutsul, Huculian

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 18.9 cm
Dimension 2 (Diameter) 7.2 cm
Dimension 3 (Diameter) 3.4 cm
Weight 262 g
Measuring Remarks The second dimension is the widest part of the bottle. The third dimension is the mouth of the bottle.
Materials Animal--Shell, Metal--Brass, Glass, Varnish, Pigment--Paint, Plant--Wood
Manufacturing Processes Turning, Inlaying, Incising, Painting
Munsell Color Information Strong Yellowish Brown (10YR 4/6) Black (N 0.75/ .9% R) Strong Green (5G 5/10)

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

"Ukrainian Folk Art Objects Given by the Ukrainian Student Association," exhibit handout, s.d. (pre-1981?)

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Gift of the Ukrainian Student Association, UIUC
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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