Sickle

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Registration number
29501
Item name
Sickle 
Category
Chopping/Cutting
 
Indigenous name
man, khae 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Asia > Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Chaiya District
Map
Collector
Unrecorded 
Acquisition date
 
Acquisition method
by Unrecorded 
Dimensions
H: W: 105 mm L: 135 mm D: 55 mm Circum:

Description

Wedge shaped wood piece notched into a wooden stick, where the outer edge of the wedge is a metal insert which acts as the cutting edge. Rice cutter. Small hollow wooden cylinder with a rhombus shaped piece of wood with a blade attached. Pieces of wood appear to be glued together.

Research notes

Nov 2000, Probably collected by Kay O'Connor during fieldwork in Thailand 1970. See Masters thesis Figure 7(2).
Dec 1998, Susan Tuckwell (SE Asian valuer) noted: 'ani-ani' used to harvest rice in the fields, probably from Bali.

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